[bksvol-discuss] Re: Booksharian Heroes

Isn't that lovely?  I do not feel like a hero, but that is very beautiful!

Sue S.

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Dear Lissi,

That is so very beautiful, I am so deeply touched by it.  What a
wonderful
way to start the day!  I applaud you and I thank you!

Hugs,
Marilyn

Death Before Dishonor
Nothing Before Coffee

On Aug 14, 2008, at 3:56 AM, Jana Jackson wrote:

> Oh, Lissi, this is awesome!!!  Thanks for sending it to us!!
>
> Jana
>
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>
>>
>>
>> Dear Booksharian Friends,
>>
>>
>>
>> Volunteering is a fascinating, fulfilling blessing resulting in my
>> reading wonderful books, learning new things and getting to know
>> people I enjoy, care about and admire. I wrote this parody of Paul
>> Overstreet's song, "Heroes," with all Booksharians in mind.
>>
>>
>>
>> *
>>
>>
>>
>> Booksharian Heroes
>>
>>
>>
>> He opens up his scanner
>>
>> In the hours before dawn
>>
>> So he can finish up this book
>>
>> Before the day is gone.
>>
>> He optimizes settings
>>
>> He holds the book down tight
>>
>> Scannoes out and page breaks in
>>
>> The whole book must be right.
>>
>>
>>
>> You know heroes come in every shape and size,
>>
>> Making special sacrifices for others in their lives.
>>
>> No one gives them prizes,
>>
>> The world don't know their names,
>>
>> But in someone's eyes they're heroes just the same.
>>
>>
>>
>> She Turns on her computer.
>>
>> She'll work extra hard today.
>>
>> Someone wants to read this book,
>>
>> They need it right away.
>>
>> She reads the pages word by word.
>>
>> She doesn't stop for breaks.
>>
>> She spell checks and double checks,
>>
>> And fixes the mistakes.
>>
>>
>>
>> We know heroes come in every shape and size,
>>
>> Making special sacrifices for others in their lives.
>>
>> No one gives them prizes,
>>
>> The world don't know their names,
>>
>> But in someone's eyes they're heroes just the same
>>
>>
>>
>> You sit down to read e mail.
>>
>> You've just joined a new list.
>>
>> You still don't know just how it's done.
>>
>> You're trying to get the gist.
>>
>> You're starting to get answers
>>
>> For questions that you send
>>
>> And the person who's been helping you
>>
>> Has now become your friend..
>>
>>
>>
>> Remember heroes come in every shape and size,
>>
>> Making special sacrifices for others in their lives.
>>
>> No one gives them prizes,
>>
>> The world don't know their names,
>>
>> But in someone's eyes they're heroes just the same.
>>
>>
>>
>> I can't say I know all of you
>>
>> But still it's safe to say
>>
>> Someone out there's read your books
>>
>> With gratitude today.
>>
>> They're reading your book avidly
>>
>> Excusing your mistakes.
>>
>> There is no doubt about it,
>>
>> Cause you've got all it takes.
>>
>>
>>
>> Bookshare heroes come in every shape and size,
>>
>> Making special sacrifices for others in their lives.
>>
>> No one gives them prizes,
>>
>> The world don't know their names,
>>
>> But in someone's eyes they're heroes just the same.
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm talking about heroes.
>>
>> Extraordinary Heroes.
>>
>> Booksharian Heroes!
>>
>>
>>
>> Always with love,
>>
>>
>>
>> Lissi
>>
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