I love books,
and will miss them
when they're gone. If they go,
I should say. I hope
we're not so short-sighted
as to let
all our key
migrate to forms that
need a power source! What
if the polar icecaps reverse? What
if the satellites come streaking down, and all
our batteries turn into beetles? Then
We'll be thrown back on books. Anyway,
will rise again don't you worry about it.
I'm writing a book about it for them
A Pocketful of Poesy was and is again a Poem-a-Day(-on-Average) Blog! For 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and now for 2017 and going forward, you may expect to see 365 poems every year, 366 for leap years. Try the RANDOM button to sample the sometimes surprising breadth of quality (and in several Novembers, breathtaking quantity as well), or click the "ANY GOOD" label* for those poems labeled with it. On any poem, old or new, feel free to offer your remarkable insight or critical acumen.
*I haven't yet revisited many pockets and stretches of time to appraise and label the "any goods," so some are missing. Please feel free to point out omissions, or - especially - erroneous inclusions, in comments.