Friday, May 1, 2020

Books In The Background

In the background,
Ranked in rows
Wherever I look.

That’s what I see
These pandemic days
When good folk speak
While sheltered in place.

I prefer those
Whose shelves display
Worn, well-read volumes,
Not there for show.

©2020 John I. Blair, 4/29/2020

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