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I Wrote This For You (I Wrote This For You #4) by pleasefindthisReview originally posted in Blackplume
Once in a while you found a book that somehow felt that it is written personally for you. As if the author writes the book with you in his mind, and the dedication has your name written on it. I Wrote This For You is one of those rare books if ever there is already one out there existing. It is also a kind of book that felt like you wrote by yourself for someone you love and care. As if the author write down all the feelings and thoughts you cannot express and manage to put them on the pages of this lovely book.
The book is divided into four parts: Sun, Moon, Stars, and Rain. It includes collections of photos, messages or poems that express real feelings and emotions. Each collections are artistically combined that somehow will touch your soul. The photos alone are carefully pick to show the different angle of life. Each descriptions and messages are heartwarming and inspiring. The photos captures life and the messages express the stories behind it. Stories we can all relate to and messages we all shares.
Reading those words somehow felt that the author took the words out of my soul and put it on paper. As if he really knew me so well, like a bestfriend I always wanted to have and he easily put into words all I wanted to say. There are so many quotations from the book that I can relate to, words that triggered memories from the past and give a glimpse of a bright future. It is like peeking into my diary and reading all the words I am silently keeping or letters I never send. It tells my story and everyone’s stories too.
There is one particular part of the book that makes me teary because the photo and the message really hit me. It reminds me of one of the place I visit in Taipei though it’s not exactly the same place it reminds me of my stay there. Of all the places I visited so far, Taiwan is the most memorable not only because that’s my first out of the country trip but also because of the experiences it gives me. In my eight days of stay there I experience the ups and down of life. I went through different emotions while I’m there. The experiences and adventures gives me not just memories but also molds me to be a better person. Reminding me those moments somehow resurrect me again to my soul. It reminds me of the people I love and care, people I lost and things that really matters in life.
I Wrote This For You is such a short read but the words it delivers expand beyond the pages. The messages are bleak, hopeful, real, and poignant. Add the mysterious and daunting photos, this book is written for you and only you by someone who dares to show how much you matter in this world and reminds you that there is someone who cares and life has meaning.
I Wrote This for You
It was on one summery afternoon, after I was let out for the day from summer school. After taking two different buses to get home, I walked up the front steps only to find out that I had left my keys inside and I was locked out. Knowing I had some cash on me though, I decided right then and there to head to the bookstore and see if I could pick out any books I was in dire need of. My birthday was coming up soon so I figured that would be a good idea. After stopping by the Starbucks within the store, I walked down the aisles with shelves full of books; carrying myself towards the poetry section.
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By contrast, it has taken just over four years for I Wrote This For You to make the transition into print. Published by Central Avenue , the book version of I Wrote This For You features selected entries from the site, as well as several that are exclusive to the print volume. The two men communicate online but have never met in person, as Thomas lives in South Africa and, until recently, Ellis was based in Japan he now lives in Hamburg, Germany. Sun is about looking for love or the potential for love. Moon is about the act of being in love. Stars is the loss of that love. Rain is about rediscovering hope in life, at the end of that cycle.