Empty bookshelf

I promised they’d sail through air, stack neatly on the padded bottom of a donation box. Line up on a new shelf, Dostoevsky next to Dickens. Frail, they crashed to the splintered mounds below, facing torn stories, unable to turn a page.

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14 thoughts on “Empty bookshelf

  1. I love all the visual and contrasting words you use to heighten the sadness–padded/splintered, new/frail, stacked neatly/torn. Torn stories! 😦

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