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Ode to a Bookworm

School should be abandoned on rainy days
And made into heaven for a bibliophage
Where one could sift through countless books
And ignore the librarian's impatient looks
The pages of a book have an unmistakable smell
Which is even much sweeter than the peal of a bell
The bookworm clutches the beloved books to his chest
As he vows to read them before his noon rest



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Risible said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 4:15 pm:
I really like this, it has great rythme and rhyme. Also, great imagery and I smell the books and relate to the emotion. Excellent topic really. If have the chance, please check my poetry. I think you might like My Eternal Summer or Here, I Can Barely Think. I'd love to know what you think of those. I'll look for more of your work! 
 
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petleavitt said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 2:24 pm:
Great job! check out my work and comment plz!
 
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