Secondhand Wisdom

In a book, a few hours encompass a lifetime
And the wisdom gained therein seeps
Like rain into soil
Forgotten and subtle, it may yet feed:
A seedling
A tree
A blossom and fruit

Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

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