Keeping Up Appearances

Old Book Spines

One day, a writer-friend told me
People will leave
Their iLibraries open
Swap iPhones on greeting
As if exchange handshakes.
And akin, to the dust-covered dens
Of solipsistic, educated folk,
Nary a book will ever have been read.


Author: redgladiola

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

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