July 13, 2010
i've always been a bookworm
since the start
bhow mysterious before reading,
how wonderful after
i open a book
to press my face,
against the middle
and inhale the
sweet, musty scent
stains, torn pages, scribbled words
even though all displease me
books are like humans
with their own story to tell
but once the story has been
read, devoured, scavenged
it is tossed aside
on a table,
under a bed,
in a cabinet
but i store them,
in ABC order
onto a special bookcase
because i,
am a bookworm

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ilove2read124 said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 8:00 pm
haha here i am!lol.but yeah, everything you said about books it true, the words, how each is a human, with their own story and how theyre forgotten in a sense.really liked it =D great imagery, but that was already mentioned ;D haha good job
awriterslife replied...
Aug. 31, 2010 at 5:30 am
i appreciate your comments so much! it really means alot to me! thank you yet again :)
Kingfan123 said...
Aug. 28, 2010 at 8:13 am
WOW! I love to read to! This poem was great!!! :-)
awriterslife replied...
Aug. 29, 2010 at 12:44 am
haha cool! :D thanksss yet again! keep writing :)
earlybird_8 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 26, 2010 at 10:30 am
I liked it! The imagery was vivid.
write2read replied...
Aug. 26, 2010 at 10:38 am
thank you so much! your comment is greatly appreciated :)
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