Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Death in a bookstore


They could be playing a funeral
dirge from the music sectional:
a few people roam
amongst the gravestones
of codices. No one would buy.
Nearby,
a display of the Nook®,
like the Grim Reaper's hook.




Notes:
1. The New York Times, August 30, 2010: At bookstore, even non-buyers regret its end
2. famous poems on death