It is Tuesday and it is the time of the week again — The Artsy Reader’s Top Ten Tuesday !
The topic for the 8th of September is: Books for My Younger Self (These could be books you wish you had read as a child, books younger you could have really learned something from, books that meshed with your hobbies/interests, books that could have helped you go through events/changes in your life, etc.).
This means it’s time to dig into my Goodreads again and find the reads which I think my younger-self could learn a lot from. Here we go…
Books 1-5: Reads which could have taught me a lot about poetry
As the name of the blog suggests, I am a reading writer. I used to read for leisure, and write professionally at my work. Come 2015, after a virtual poetry workshop here on WordPress, I have rekindled my love for writing poems.
Since then there was no turning back. After two poetry collections which can be found here: https://areadingwritr.wordpress.com/portfolio/published-work/, I still have a lot to learn about the world of rhymes, rhythms, and lyrical verses. And the books above helped me with that, and it would have been lovely if my younger-self was exposed with these books as well.
Book 6: Lessons about human history
Book 7: Lessons about mortality, fairness of life, living every moment
Book 8: Lessons about the world outside my country, life and love beyond what I knew when I was young, and the power of words when weaved right
Book 9: Lessons about the strength of a human heart, finding hope during one of the darkest chapters of history
Book 10: Lessons about the joy and pain of young love
What are the books which you would suggest to your younger-self?
Share them below, along with your TTT, too!