The Tragic Optimist

sometimes, there’s nothing more to add

I have the reference shift this afternoon at the library.  Since it’s spring break, we’re just on a pager – people can page us from the reference desk – and we don’t staff the desk from noon – 1pm.

I came back from lunch to find this on the desk (we’ve been having network outages all morning).  It’s so poetic in its simplicity, I felt the need to save it, because sometimes that’s all there is to say:

everythingisbroken

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8 Comments

  1. just to be clear, everything is all good in my life right now, but this sign was too good not to share.

  2. Somtimes the simplest things speak volumes.

  3. I love it . . .

  4. hee hee awesome!

  5. kp

    You could submit this image to http://www.passiveagressivenotes.com

  6. Love it! I heard variations on this theme more than once when working the reference desk.

  7. amy

    this is great, ann. the internal and anonymous escapes! i wonder how this message would have been re-phrased (and with what facial expressions) if a librarian had been at the desk. an interesting prompt for a story, definitely…

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