An Ode to the Library

Will be sharing some old stories from last year on weekends, stories that I liked writing, but not too many people ended up reading 🙂



We entered the extremely cute cafe, and saw a mysterious sign over the warm hearth

It told a tale of ancient history, when humans were slaves, and aliens ruled the earth

They were an advanced race, technologically, and due to their strict laws, there was no crime

But since humans were doing all their work, one thing they had loads and loads of, was time

And it was this unlimited free time that ultimately led to the alien race’s doom

For an empty mind is a devil’s workshop, and in their minds, the devil did get a lot of room

There were books in the kigdom, hundreds of thousands of them, but all going to seed

For the aliens had advanced so much, that they did not feel the need to read

Now it so happened that the alien emperor, in his infinite wisdom, thought he would put all the…

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About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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2 Responses to An Ode to the Library

  1. Abhijit Ray says:

    An ode to the library. Where will we be without one.

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