In Search of My Father 2017 Writing Project

In Search of My Father 2017 Writing Project
In Search of My Father, 2017 writing project supported by The National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. January 2018, this potential book project is in development.

Thursday, 10 September 2015

BROWSER


There she is again, browsing,
Not bartering, bargaining, buying,
Just looking at book after book,
Reading, shuffling, pausing, sighing,
Always careful with the pages,
Each one a delicate leaf, precious
Container of someone else's words
But laced with parallels, feelings she knew 
In her own life story, aches, urges, dreams,
And characters passing through.

She leaves the shop, looks around,
Thinking, deciding and opts to turn right.
Something she had read had guided her,
Had cracked her darkness with light.

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