John Lennon Explained Why He Fell for Yoko Ono in a Book He Wrote

To this day, fans want to understand why John Lennon fell in love with Yoko Ono. However, John himself explained why he loved her in one of his books. Interestingly, John’s creative process in writing the book was unusual – and he was involved in Yoko.

John Lennon with guitar
John Lennon Max Scheler – K&K / Redferns

The book that kept John Lennon from writing new songs

John was a true Renaissance man. He made innovative music, starred in movies, entertained people on television, and even wrote three books. according to Kirkus Review, his last book, Sky was written by Word of Mouth, released six years after his death.

Yoko remembers Sky was written by Word of Mouth John kept him from writing songs for a time. He would write a page of the book, share it with Yoko, and they would share a smile. John enjoyed sharing the book with Yoko, which is interesting considering how an entire section of the book focuses on their relationship.

“Walking on thin ice”

The poem for ‘Skywriting by Word of Mouth’

In this passage from Sky was written by Word of Mouth, John makes it very clear why he was attracted to Yoko. He quickly describes where their romance came from. Strangely, although John was very popular, Sky was written by Word of Mouth still relatively vague. Fans looking for a glimpse of his life will want to read “Ballad John and Yoko” – even if Sky was written by Word of Mouth John kept him from writing songs for a time.

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