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They call to me, enticing
From my overflowing shelves,
Their pages softly yearning
To share their untold wealth.

And I, the greedy reader,
Gladly give in to their pleas
And thumb through all the pages
With an air of practiced ease.

And with every page I’m turning
And with every chapter read
I’m getting closer to the ending,
But it’s a start I’ve made instead.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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Dreamgirl95 said...
Jun. 14, 2012 at 2:40 pm
This is great, I feel this way every time I read. Keep up the good work!
BieberLover16 said...
Oct. 30, 2011 at 6:36 pm
This is great! I read one book after another and another!! Great work :)
heartoftheocean95 said...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 9:02 pm
This is really awesome! I'm an avid reader myself. Good work!
-DreamForever- said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm
I really like this and the extensive vocabulary used. I can relate, I am actually half reading a book and half reading teenink at the moment. xD
FallenAngel1This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 5:26 pm
This is a very good poem, it describes how i feel when i read a book because i LOVE to read. my parents say that its an obsession. Keep it up.
.sunshine. said...
Oct. 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm
I love books, and this was a great poem.
annexgrey This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 10, 2010 at 7:03 am

This is beautiful, and I can completely relate - I do the exact same all the time

Lovely :)

CountryGothic said...
May 20, 2010 at 8:26 am
Beautiful little poem, very nice! :)
blingblang4eva said...
Mar. 4, 2009 at 3:31 am
love this :0 i am a fellow book fan so i can totally relate.
kianapearl said...
Dec. 19, 2008 at 4:43 am
I really like your poem. I love to read so I can relate. Great job.
BeatleMania said...
Dec. 7, 2008 at 3:53 pm
Bravo! You did very well at creating a rhytmic feel that avoided choppy phrases. Overall, well written!
Lonelymaiden said...
Aug. 19, 2008 at 7:44 pm
That is how I feel about reading. Great poem.
Keep writing :)
HalliexCharlotte said...
Aug. 6, 2008 at 5:04 am
I really like this, it's interesting and easy to understand.
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