Book Quote Tuesday Features

[Book Quote Tuesday] Where The Sun Burns Crimson Bright

.. and we see moon-birds in flight.

Myra here.

It is that time of the week again where we share a book quote that seemed particularly striking for us.

For the month of September, our book quote theme is: HOPE

Among Shel Silverstein’s poetry, I think this one happens to be my favourite. Here’s hoping that the rest of the world can soon walk barefoot along grass soft and white, where the sun burns crimson bright, and we see lots and lots of moon-birds in flight (Amazon | Book Depository).

What are some of the poems that bring you hope during these difficult times?

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

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