A quiet, soft spot to be alone A steaming cuppa, a good book, warm blanket, Getting lost in the words of a land unknown Knights and maidens glorified in iambic sonnet Uncharted stars and worlds strange Joining an unexpected journey with a Hobbit A family saga set against the good earth Freedom to read radical … Continue reading Bibliophilia

Quiet please

The cavernous chamber rose three levels to a pitched, glass ceiling. Covered in layers of soot and bird droppings, the skylight offered little light. At floor level, massive desks lined the room. Dusty study lamps, long dark, sat forlornly on the tabletops. Rolling ladders hung from rods above bookshelves running the length of the walls … Continue reading Quiet please