True Knowledge Is Like Visiting The Brightest Star: An Ode To Birmingham Library

Under squid-ink blackness of ceilings infinite and vast
Neon hoops of Light and bulbs twinkled in suits, a stellar cast
Floors umpteen and escalators galore filled that I saw
A Jedi Temple’s heart lay at its beating bookish core
Which one to pick, to read, my breath belligerently betrayed me
Listen to the Force I did, herein is my Destiny
My eyes at 37 closed and my feet began to take
Downstairs to the Children’s Zone where my eyes once more awake
There! On a wall above yellow brick-steps I saw the Home of a most beloved star
Ah, You wish to follow me, I think Your request not bizarre
Sirius welcomes all those sentenced to an eternal curiosity as mine
And to cross the line over please, all of You, get Yourselves in a line…

LINK TO LIBRARY SITE:  http://www.libraryofbirmingham.com/blog/News/aerialdronevideo

 

True Knowledge Is Like Visiting The Brightest Star

“Sirius welcomes all those sentenced to an eternal curiosity as mine
And to cross the line over please, all of You, get Yourselves in a line… “

 

Photography & Poetry: © Masufa Khatun | Mazzy Khatun Photo Stories | Birmingham Library | Birmingham | Midlands | UK 2015

 

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