Book Quote Tuesday Features

[Book Quote Tuesday] Bloom with the light of flowers

... says Pablo Neruda.

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 March, our book quote theme is: BLOOM.

March is my birthday month. Naturally, we cannot let this month go by without sharing the soulful words of Pablo Neruda – the quote above coming from his 100 Love Sonnets (Amazon | Book Depository). I remember I was in my early to mid 20s when I read his poems and I remain smitten to this day.

Do you have a favourite Neruda poem? Do share with me.

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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