A Bookworm’s Wealth

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When I hold my Kindle in my hand, I am deeply aware of how rich I am. For I hold thousands of books and can summon them at a touch, where my ancestors a thousand years past were illiterate, and the lords they served had to mortgage their second castle to afford a book or maybe two.

Stant Litore

P.S. One of my readers cheekily wrote in to add, “It also hurts less when you fall asleep and drop it on your head,” and I can confirm that this is definitely true. I am still smarting from the time, years ago, when I dropped a hardcover¬†The Lord of the Rings omnibus on my head when I fell asleep reading in bed.

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