What I’ve Been Reading: Hope Was Here

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Children's Literature, What I've Been Reading | 0 comments

Not too many writers can turn out genuine poetry about waitressing in a diner the way Joan Bauer can.

There’s soemthing about diner setup that soothes the soul. Something about making good coffee in a huge urn glistening in fluorescent light, something sweet about filling syrup pitchers and lining them on the back counter like soldiers ready to advance. It gives your courage to face another day.

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