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The Boffin

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The Boffin

 

bookshops are like lovers 

they numb in black & white

then seduce you with colour

 

titillate and tempt your soul

until you finally let go

find the courage to close

 

the book ~ pages which leave

you gasping ~ the breath of air

on your face feels like a slap

 

 

Frances Macaulay Forde © 2004

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