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An everlasting gift

I read in solitude, I found peace. I read with love, I felt exulted. I read when I was lonely, I got a companion. I read when I felt sick at heart, I embraced ecstasy. I read histories and spoke to the people of the past. I read biographies and met my mentors. I read fantasies and widened my jaws at the magic lamps. I read poetry to master vocabulary. I read war tales and realised the value of peace I visualised orphan kids and felt the pain behind hunger pangs I read love stories and learnt the best life lessons. I skimmed through adventures and learnt embracing fears. While I read, I became a sailor and traversed on salt waters greeting the storms, I turned into a detective and loosened the knots of unsolved mysteries I sang with the cuckoos, danced with the dragons and merried with the magic mats I felt pain, I felt love, I endured every emotion of my unknown friend. Read to explore, Read to exercise your brain, Read to travel, Read to know another world, Read to socialize, Read to boost your morale. Read children read, for it makes you what you thought you could never be.

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Date: 10/4/2019 7:00:00 AM
Reading is a great thing...Wonderful write Swetha..
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 10/4/2019 11:50:00 PM
It's a gift from the eternity. Thanks a lot Joseph. :)
Date: 9/27/2019 1:03:00 AM
Inspirational and powerfully powerful.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/27/2019 10:44:00 AM
Thank you Caren..!!
Date: 9/24/2019 10:45:00 AM
This was fantastic. What a great message your poem sends.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 11:57:00 AM
Thanks a lot Chris :)
Date: 9/24/2019 7:37:00 AM
You are well read. Wolds lay at our fingertips yet to few open the covers.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 11:58:00 AM
Thanks for your nice comments Richard :)
Date: 9/23/2019 2:23:00 PM
brilliant..
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 11:58:00 AM
Tq :)
Date: 9/17/2019 4:41:00 AM
I love to read and hope I always will. It is everything you mentioned and more... Reading is a blessing from above. Thank you and God bless you
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 11:59:00 AM
Reading is a blessing. Very true Regina :)
Date: 9/16/2019 12:50:00 PM
Oh This Is EXCELLENT! A fave for me. Such an uplifting piece. Love It. God Bless, JB
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 11:59:00 AM
Thank you so much Judy:)
Date: 9/16/2019 7:57:00 AM
WOW! I really love this poem-- so inspiring. Janice
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 12:00:00 PM
Thanks a lot Janice :)
Date: 9/13/2019 12:40:00 PM
Indeed, reading is a gift for life, Swetha! It is a fount of knowledge, a source of joy and understanding. I will definitely get my granddaughter to read this poem. ~ Regards // paul
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 12:00:00 PM
Oh that's so nice of you Paul :)
Date: 9/13/2019 12:29:00 PM
How I love the value you place on reading, Swetha! And I love the examples you gave that describe the benefits you receive when you read. I wish children throughout the world could become as excited about reading as you are. Excellent poetry! (So uplifting and positive.) Best wishes, carolyn
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/24/2019 12:01:00 PM
Thanks a lot Carolyn. I wish everyone makes it a habit. :)
Date: 9/11/2019 5:26:00 PM
It is a gift for everyone who loves to read. Anyone reading your poem would certainly be convinced of the joy..especially children, but I find they have a natural curiosity, if only someone would nurture them. Very special write, Swetha.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/13/2019 3:44:00 AM
You're right Vijay. The innate abilities and interests are to be properly nurtured :) great day my friend :)
Date: 9/10/2019 8:50:00 AM
I'm with Rick! Great advice!;)
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/13/2019 3:43:00 AM
Thanks Brenda :)
Date: 9/7/2019 1:49:00 PM
Good advice, untold worlds await those who read.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/7/2019 10:39:00 PM
Thanks a lot Richard. :)
Date: 9/7/2019 10:11:00 AM
What a tribute to basic and available opportunity! This afternoon I plan to read... Teachers would do well to have their students study your poem.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 9/7/2019 10:39:00 PM
Your comments mean a lot. Thanks a ton Sunlite.