One Book by Blair Gaulton

One Book
Dust castigated book;
scared ink traces; 
blanching away into indecipherable.
(C)BJG(Blair Gaulton)Sept 2015

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Books’ Lament by Blair Gaulton

Books’ Lament 
Full of dust;
the books cry.
Are we now mere decorations on the shelf?
No longer to help people;
discover the beauty of knowledge;
to travel beyond ourselves is a form of wealth.
Take us away, read;
go to places you will not believe.
We help you develop and grow
to learn, to think and discern.
Don’t let us sit there
and be eaten away by insects or dust.
(C)BJG(Blair Gaulton)July 2015