I read Judith Valente’s Discovering Moons: Poems twice, once on an exercise treadmill in a busy gym and once in the quiet of my office at home.
I’m not sure which location was better. The office allowed me to speak poems aloud, and hear the sounds and the flow of the sounds. Reading on the treadmill allow me to blot out the noise of seven other treadmills, five television screens, numerous other pieces of equipment and the woman on the treadmill next to me who was talking on her cell phone about various physical ailments.
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