New Use for Little Libraries

A Little Free Library is seen in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Wikimedia Commons/Library of Congress/Carol M. Highsmith)

In addition to books, in this time when all our public libraries are closed for the indefinite future, some of our neighborhood Little Libraries are being stocked by their owners with free food for the local homeless and indigent.

I just took down bags of dry pinto beans and rice, which I exchanged for a copy of Thomas Pynchon’s “Bleeding Edge.”


for The Weekly Smile


quarantined at home
at first we argue but then
we see each other

for dVerse poetics


stars in the night sky
knowing but silent will not
explain you to you

for Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday