October 16th, 2006

Rejecting reality

Booky goodness

) Grab the nearest book.
2) Open the book to page 123.
3) Find the fifth sentence.
4) Post the text of the next four sentences on your blog along with these instructions.
5) Don't you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet. Just pick up whatever is closest.
6) Tag five people.

His mother would rush and grab him and with a foreign curse and a shaken fist at the frosted door, hurry him out of the torture chamber.

Francie went in trembling. She had never seen a doctor or a nurse in all of her small life. The whiteness of the uniforms, the shiny, cruel instruments laid out on a napkin on a tray, the smell of antiseptics, and especially the cloudy sterilizer with its bloody red cross filled her with tongue-tied fright.

The nurse pulled up her sleeve and swabbed a spot clean on her left arm.

Source: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith- one of my favorite books of all time.

If you haven't already done this in the past week, consider yourself tagged. :|
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