Marcus Tullius Cicero

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

I cannot help but agree.  When I go into a house where books are either hidden or simply don’t play a role in the life of the inhabitants, I can’t rid myself of the feeling of emptiness.

I’m aware how harsh that must sound, but it’s true for me.  The quote has inspired a poem:

 

A World without Books

Empty and desolate
Unwelcoming and unfriendly
Without depth or substance
Without magic, without life
Lacking comfort and familiarity
Barren, soulless
Unseeing and unknowing

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