Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Billy Kilgore

Making a Mess With Words

I’ve learned a lot while reading with my son

It dawned on me that I have neglected words. I’ve treated them as a means to an end, nothing more. That realization is just one of the lessons Henry led me to. Reading with a child, I’ve discovered, is a continual learning experience for everyone involved.

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