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Knowledge

stories

suffering, imprisonment

freedom

The home of the learned astronomer

Also the one who heard him

The grandeur confronting yet comforting mazes of shelves

Staircases leading infinitely away

The sound of rain as fingers stroke keypads

Pages flicker

Silence

 You run your finger down the spines of books

Sensing the history…learning…

And adventure within

You take down a book

Open it up

Words

    Ideas

Images fly at you

Shattering the silence

You are thrust into the author’s mind

See through the eyes of the illustrator

Humanity’s achievements

A generation’s ouvre displayed before you

At the library

Fisher Library


By Timothy S.

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