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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Man of Letters

The letters they
Slide off the page and
Bounce off the floor leaving
My book empty
Useless yellow parchment crammed impotently
Between two covers

I slammed it shut too hard last time
Angered by the plot twist
Now ten thousand little black letters
Are stuck in my carpet
I'd vacuum them up but
Then I'd never know the ending

So I'll pick them up one by one and
glue them back in the faint little outlines
I can see on each page

That's a lot of work for a Dan Brown novel

1 comment:

Totty said...

Trust me, it's not worth it. I've read 2 of his, neither of them the Big Names, but they were crap.

Save yourself, they're not classics, you have no duty (or doody) to read them.