The Love of Books – Written December 2011 (Aged 36)

The Love of Books

tubes, feeds, drips and,
‘i’m sorry’
sleepless nights –
sickness and worries
and losing –
the person who –
showed me the love of books
who sat with me
propped up on pillows
‘wind in the willows’

James Garratt – December 2011

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