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Hush...the Halls of Sleeping Poets

© Shers Gallagher 2013

the halls of sleeping poets
like columns of ancient Sequoias,
seeding their voices through the mind song
into whispering leaves of paper
centuries years old. 
The library is a forest trail
of trained muses
who empower the imagination 
wherever they sprout. 


  1. A perfect interpretation of a library and its contents.

  2. Nice... especially the last sentence.

  3. I really like this piece!
    McGuffy's Reader

  4. A temple of the imagination.

  5. A temple of the imagination.

  6. I love that a library is a forest!

  7. Keen, observant and quite skillful.

  8. Hush indeed ... this is awesome.

  9. Thanks for the mind song Shers, i loved that line

  10. My local library is more like a copse, but I can still get lost in the books. Nice!

  11. A lovely read- thank goodness our libraries are thriving yet!

  12. Oh, I like this image of a library as an ancient forest! (And thank you so much for your kind and supportive comments over at my place :)


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