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Quiet!

Quiet!

 

I hear my world better

when there are no words

 

closed library eyes see

eddying images churn

before being controlled

writing a new narrative

 

it’s kind of safer than

letting reality intrude

 

chapters repositioned

shaded recollections

able-body paradigm

altered to glimmer

 

requiring the world to

turn on my direction

 

allow...

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librarypoemQuiet!words

Give peace a chance

They dance in the shadows
Made by the trees
Branches stretched out
With long fingers
Claw like, grabbing
Taking a hold
And ripping at the soul
They dance
On the beaches
As the waves
Wash over them
Dragging them under
Taking their breath away
Saturated, sodden
Soaked to the skin
They dance
On a knife edge
Broken glass under feet
Bloodshot eyes
Roses and chocolate
A torn tapestry
...

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booksDancelibraryraintapestry

Fine.

Parking his mobile library
A short time before it was due

He provided Jean with a sneak preview
Often giving her extra lending time
Without ever punishing her with a fine

And afterwards 

as she adjusted her hair 
And he adjusted himself 

They placed fallen books 
back onto the shelf

And when his bus groaned and spluttered off
Jean knew that she wasn't his only stop.

 

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bookslibraryLovesadnesssex

A Haiku about a Library

Books Ladder Books Books
Books Ladder Double Window
Books Ladder Books Books
 

If you didn't understand this: you should have read this like you see a picture in front of your mind's eye. This is more a joke than serious poetry.

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booksbookwormlibraryloveminds eyereading

Library Girl

entry picture
from my new poem book WOW! TATTOO MY BUTT read live in ring of bells, midd, june 2013   Library Girl

She worked in the local library part time.

And liked to read Harry Potter books.

She liked a lad who popped in fortnightly.

He was quiet just like her.

Her eyes sought him out whenever he was there.

A shyness inhibited her asking him out.

In time he stopped go...

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