Shawn L. Bird

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poem- so much to learn July 8, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 10:36 am
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The university library stacks are wall to wall

floor to ceiling

so much knowledge between the covers

so much learning hard won

no time

to ever try to read it all.


20 Responses to “poem- so much to learn”

  1. Not all books may be read by one; not all the world may be experienced by one; therefore, all must be shared, by many.

  2. Melody J Haislip Says:

    One of the few regrets I will have when I transition is that I didn’t get to read all the books I wanted to. 😛

  3. jensenempire2551 Says:

    So true, Mrs. Bird, how you faring with all the fires in the area, i really hope they don’t come close to you….

    i’m not a believer, however i would like to send pray for you and your families safety!

    love always chris

  4. matt Says:

    I’m both inspired by libraries and overwhelmed by the fact that I know I can’t get through all the books that I want to!

    • I know! I once knew a teacher librarian who had been at the same elementary school for 20 years. She was proud of the fact that she’d read every book in that library. Imagine! She could recommend books for every kid with unfailing accuracy. (Such a loss when she retired).

  5. uriahheep111 Says:

    Reblogged this on The World According to Devin Stevens and commented:
    Gospel truth.

  6. codyalanreel Says:

    Reblogged this on Cody Alan Reel's Writings and commented:
    I’m starting to realize that this is more and more true than I…initially realized…

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