Tuesday, May 17, 2011

fine old relics


If I lose my place
Entomb my soul in old books
Amongst beloved prose

11 Comments:

OpenID verseinanutshell said...

Simply a fact of life, losing your place in a book. Thank you for sharing. My potluck: http://verseinanutshell.wordpress.com/2011/05/16/protect/

5/17/2011 8:31 AM  
Blogger Brian Miller said...

ha, i have enough to build a tomb...might not be a bad place to make that find rest...among so many friends...

5/17/2011 10:50 AM  
Blogger Helen said...

Must be why I have bookmarks scattered around my house. Your haiku is wonderful.

5/17/2011 11:43 AM  
Blogger Tess Kincaid said...

We are kindred spirits, Phil.

5/17/2011 1:22 PM  
Blogger Margaret Pangert said...

And may those fine old relics rest eternal... Lovely, Phil.

5/17/2011 8:41 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Oh, I just love this!

5/18/2011 11:39 AM  
Blogger ~T~ said...

Ashes to ashes, dust to the bookshelf.

5/19/2011 11:17 AM  
Blogger Jinksy said...

The prayer for all bookworms! lol

5/19/2011 2:01 PM  
Blogger Promising Poets Parking Lot said...

superb!

5/20/2011 7:54 PM  
Blogger Lena said...

Perfect! I'd love that, too! And beware any bookworm that tried to eat my soul!

5/22/2011 3:09 PM  
Blogger Jingle Poetry said...

die in a book..
beautiful sadness.

5/31/2011 12:00 AM  

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