Oh, I just want what we all want: a comfortable couch, a nice beverage, a weekend of no distractions and a book that will stop time, lift me out of my quotidian existence and alter my thinking forever.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. – Groucho Marx


each journey into

a library or


for that book

I must read


always culminates

with arms filled with

books I couldn’t


without – must

have them


and the eternal list of


has grown significantly

is it a sickness?

my sons don’t understand

it takes another

book lover – the


have me under their


i shall endure this


for the rest of my days

my magnificent





About Léa

A wanderer who has found home and herself in the South of France.
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8 Responses to alas…

  1. Oh how I love this, I have been spellbound by words too, infected deeply. My poor daughter has caught it too and so it goes on.

  2. beckarooney says:

    Brilliant! Love this Lea. I have, and always will be, a bookworm. The places you can go with your imagination are endless. . . 🙂 xx

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