Sunday, 12 April 2015

Cook and Book

Rural Woluwe's long gone
Though the mill and river linger on
In the Seventies a shopping mall
Sprung up as sign of urban sprawl.

You find it just across the street
With a massive terrace where friends meet
The building's modern – on a curve
It's busy lunchtimes when they serve

A vast array of drinks and eats
In the summer they run out of seats!
Inside we step to have a look
At the magic realm of “Cook and Book”.

On all sides shelves of books displayed
In reading terms – Aladdin's cave
From floor to ceiling neatly stacked
Time to browse after a snack!

(c) Poet in the woods 2015

Image: "Savoir" by Annie Jungers

Place du Temps Libre 1, 1200 Woluwe Saint Lambert, Brussels

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