Cinema, religion, and poetry
are all a form of fiction like novels,
painter's portraits, music, philosophy.
Well-written history alone travels
with a solid factual foundation:
collected, analyzed, categorized.
Yet historical interpretation
proves that everyone's opinionated.
Books are arrows of imagination,
but when taken over-seriously
and pressed into the battle arena,
speak as weapons of disguised contention.
Appreciating many books deeply
need not become obsessive mania.