For the San Marcos Public Library

Who deserves poetry more than the San Marcos library?
Thank you for your hard work routinely
book reading assignments are increasing
and your residence shines upon meeting

The latest text arrives
of news in the New York Times

There are documentaries of history kept alive
there are books that will make you cry

The city’s central intellectual hub spreading WiFi
is a fitting perpetual ignition to begin researching
grubbing down rented knowledge we found
next to city hall across the bridge from downtown

The text that resides within it’s boundaries
are profound enough to change perception of ability

Commonly children walk in happily
unknowing of the potential in this building
yet your work is essentially instrumental
to improving the mental capability of our community
to overcome obstacles
learning answers to troubles that are solvable

Thank you for making this all possible
-John Tabrizi