Monday, May 16, 2011

Knowledge Abound


Photo Image: Courtesy of Willow's


Hard Cover Lovelies

Books galore!
Nicely arranged
Like Pretty maids in a row

Am I aware of
The titles
The contents
The author?

Shelf upon shelf
Arranged through the
Library of Congress
Are they
Accorded full justice?
Sitting pretty
But untouched
For ages

Who is to be faulted?
The Librarian
the reader
or cyber- space

You guess!

Inspired by Willow's Magpie Tales #66

16 comments:

  1. Very true. Thanks. My magpie: http://verseinanutshell.wordpress.com/2011/05/16/open-book/

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  2. apt,
    love the rhyming,
    well penned.

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  3. The Dewey Decimal Classification would fix it all! Nice write.

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  4. Why blame me, said cyberspace
    When you can't cope with the pace
    Of the rat race.

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  5. Hi Yvonne,
    Most welcomed, thanks.

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  6. Helen Ma'am,
    Googled for the DDC.It's in its 22nd edition. Apparently enhances efficiency and accuracy of cataloguing but still within the ambit of the Library of Congress. Thanks for the tip!

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  7. C-f-S Ma'am,
    The rat race, yes, it is more frightening than the rats. Nice autumn in Sydney now?

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  8. Cyberspace offers a "Shortcut" to the book, where the author's spirit dwells!
    Enjoyed the poem, but "Like Pretty maids in a row"... looked to me like pensioners lining up for a cheap lunch!

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  9. Ha!ha! You're back! With a fine poem!

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  10. Clever, and a good question...

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  11. Cute,I think people they have the free will to make a choice.

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  12. Ninot Ma'am,
    Thanks, ah yes, back to business again.

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  13. hey great to see you...so never want to see books disappear...but i think many can take the blame on this one....there is just something about the touch and smell of a real book...

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  14. I guess cyberspace. Nice Magpie :)

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