Words intrigued her

Words she didn't know

And she wanted to know their meaning

Words she read

Words she thought

Words she had to stop whatever it was she was doing and look up or it bothered her

Words she scribbled in the margins to look up later.

She cherished stories

Stories with a purpose

Whether the purpose be a moral

(Something learned)

Something made to think




She loved to learn.

Wanted to learn

Wanted to know

Wanted to know way more than she knew

Which was hardly anything (she realized)

But hated knowing that what she knew

Wasn't certain

Was never certain

Entirely uncertain…