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Ode to a Bookworm

November 22, 2011
By Hummingbird GOLD, Berryton, Kansas
Hummingbird GOLD, Berryton, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. -Helen Keller


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 SILVER said...
on Dec. 2 2011 at 4:15 pm
Risible SILVER, Norwalk, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can." -Richard Bach

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! 

illusions GOLD said...
on Dec. 2 2011 at 2:24 pm
illusions GOLD, I Dontg Even Like This Town, Other
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Great job! check out my work and comment plz!