#24 – Room of Books


I live in a room

          of books

their authors here

          or gone

their final breaths

          on my pages

remembered or


is by luck

          of the draw

their posterity

          (and mine)

feat of might

or feast of mites

          you decide.

Photo & Poem ©2022, Jen Payne. #NaPoWriMo, National Poetry Month. If you like this poem, you can read similar in my books and zines, available from Three Chairs Publishing on my ETSY SHOP. They come autographed, with gratitude and a small gift.

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