From the first room we entered in Carl Sandburg's home in Flat Rock, North Carolina....
to the last (we weren't allowed access to the second and third floors
due to repairs to the stairway)...
He arrived at this house with 14,000 - 17,000 volumes, depending on which account one reads.
My pictures are poor, but every one I took inside the house includes
I guess it's no surprise that most of my thrift store adventures
on our vacation resulted in finding more
And several hours of our vacation were spent reading
When you come, be sure to bring the coat I left with Carpus at Troas.
Also bring my books, and especially my papers. (the Apostle Paul, in 2 Timothy 4:13)