excerpts from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
26/08/2016
Nourishment
02/09/2016

A Book

He ate and drank the precious words,
His spirit grew robust:
He knew no more that he was poor,
Nor that his frame was dust.
He danced along the dingy days,
And this bequest of wings
Was but a book.  What liberty
A loosened spirit brings!

 

Emily Dickinson