My record collection sits on the shelf opposite my bed.
because those are C.D.s
which are a different thing altogether.
My friends think records
are outdated, old and unnecessary,
(but they don't know the thrill of
slowly sliding the sleeve away,
vinyl coming into view,
a wonderfully tactile
Vinyl is large
By which I mean that
one can actually hold a record, and feel like they own
I am not my collection.
But I do have some
(rather nice) Smiths 45s,
several transparent 7-inches
and I swear my Dad owns
I prefer 12" singles, although LPs are wonderful also.