No Sleeping in the Stacks!

A heavy haze has settled
with a weariness that wears
on each and every moment,
turning gazes into stares.

The rain outside hums sweetly,
softly,
a mournful lullaby.
(Reaching out to those inside.)
The few left for the night,
safe and silent
and drowsy
and dry.

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2 thoughts on “No Sleeping in the Stacks!

    • Thank you! I have to confess…I wrote this mainly to keep myself from dozing off at dinner tonight. I’m glad you enjoyed it and thank you for sharing your thoughts!

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