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My library has grown and grown, so many books- my shelves groan; there are more books than I can ever read, but they keep coming like a need. There are tilting piles of books along walls, accumulated in time both the big- and smalls; books, books on each table . . . to read I will be unable. I can hear them - whispering to me their story; a thousand doors into love, fury and glory . . . _____________________ June 5, 2020 Poetry/Rhyme/'A Thousand Books to Read' Copyright Protected, ID 19-1258-292-02 All Rights Reserved, 2019, Constance La France Originally posted in 2019 Submitted to Brian's Select 5 Standard Contest sponsor, Brian Strand Honorable Mention

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Date: 6/6/2020 6:55:00 AM
Nice, my library does not have any books though lol
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Constance La France
Date: 6/8/2020 5:16:00 PM
Silent, thanks for visiting, oh I must have books _Constance
Date: 6/6/2020 12:57:00 AM
Indeed I too have got many books in my home library but sadly for me they have all been read. So, I’m bored to death now. Really nice poem. Rashi
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Constance La France
Date: 6/8/2020 5:17:00 PM
Rashi, thanks for visiting, thankfully I seem to have a bad memory so can read books over and over _Constance
Date: 6/5/2020 1:19:00 PM
I too have 'so many books, my shelves groan' - in my city the local libraries have been closed due to covid-19 since mid-March, with no signs of opening soon; that is the biggest impact on me, personally - I really miss my library!
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