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the book lover [Artist Unknown] posted by Alexis Orloff via flickr. Reader, Young Man, Book Stack, Parrot. Vintage Illustration.
"some books are meant / to be read just like this / alone, with the evening, / a bowl of fruit ripening / waiting for the reader / to grow hungry, but / she won't, the book / will devour her, / and it / will soon / become / morning."