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Entrancing Books

Battlefields of love, Mysteries,
Suspense, Wars and Fantasies,
Magic, Adventure and Greed,
Revenge, Power and need.
How many tempting worlds
As each new story unfurls;
To live so many lives,
Therein my happiness lies.
To flit in between dimensions,
And release myself of tensions.
To be so engrossed in every word
Everything else goes unheard!
To laugh and laugh my head off,
And yet never have enough.
Smooth, crispy pages together bound
One bewitching day a book I found.
Being a first-timer; I
Felt myself soar and fly.
I’ve heard, “Drugs are addiction.”
Nah! They’ve been beat by Fiction!
(Because I really really cried when,
When Albus Dumbledore died)
A bookworm you may call me,
But it’s a pity you don’t see
How many friends I make,
And what from books I take.
How each climax I relish,
And sometimes for clues fish.
How I sigh with content,
Like given a sedative, so potent
My breath, they take away
And In’em I wish I could stay.
Their sound, smell and touch I love,
To me a book is lovelier than a dove!



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Mahnoor said...
Oct. 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm
This is SO going on my Teen Ink Faves! ;) Lol, I cried more when Dobby died. x)
 
Hamzawaseem said...
Apr. 23, 2013 at 3:20 am
Miss, you have got a true fan. Autograph please!!!
 
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Apr. 24, 2013 at 5:01 am
Oh my! Really?? WOW! It is such an honour.....haha autograph? All the way to Lahore...Maybe one day I'll post it :P
 
Hamzawaseem replied...
Jun. 16, 2013 at 1:39 am
Relateable notion: Looking at the old comments from your friends and smiling like idiots is one of the most amazing feelings. Agree?
 
SaphiraBrightscalesThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 16, 2013 at 4:54 am
Totally agreed!
 
Ellabell said...
Mar. 3, 2013 at 9:44 am
I couldn't agree more! well done! And you are not alone, I cried when Dumbledore died too, never mind the fact that I was at school. :)
 
SaphiraBrightscalesThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 5, 2013 at 10:04 pm
Thank YOU!   Haha :D And the funniest part is when people stare and you don't even notice... :P
 
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