Monday, April 20, 2009

The Idealised Librarian

Teach meanings;
Find knowledge;
Guide all to the centre
Of what is known.

Lost within the seas and oceans
Of thoughts and beliefs;
Point to what has most meaning,
Guide one to what they are seeking.

Through the mist of what is known
One can seek the fire,
And this person can start a blaze
Within another.

First published in: The Australian Library Journal, Vol 50; Issue 1 (Feb 2001): p42.
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