Writing Wednesday: Kindle’s No Swindle

My husband is a great lover of books, and insists on the real thing. He said “Kindle’s a swindle” and I was taken by the rhyme. I love my Kindle, although I like ‘real’ books too. But I decided to rebut his argument in verse.

Kindle’s No Swindle

Kindle’s no swindle,
it’s light and compact,
sweet and neat.
Fact.

Kindle’s no swindle.
I can look at my books –
A library.
Hooked.

Kindle’s no swindle.
Prices are nice,
You buy in a
trice.

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About Ann Marie Thomas

Married since 1974, Christian since 1986, 4 children, 4 grand children, disabled with fibromyalgia but was working almost full time until a stroke in May 2010 changed my life completely. Writing poetry and making up stories since I was a child, I only started to write seriously when my children were grown. My main ambition is to write science fiction, but along the way I got distracted by local history and poetry about my stroke. Taking early retirement gave me the chance to concentrate on my writing. My book, Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth, was published in print and ebook at Easter 2012. The success of Alina led to the publication of Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John in September 2013, and The Magna Carta Story at Easter 2015. I am still writing science fiction - a series of novels called Flight of the Kestrel. For all my author news, see me author blog at www.annmariethomas.me.uk
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