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backs of the bound

i’ve been building a library in the loft where backs of the bound gaze down upon me wondering who will i pursue and fondle through next

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Date: 9/4/2013 8:17:00 PM
Ah yes the love of books. How could we survive without them. I had 5000 at one time and lost them to nefarious fellow. But I keep buying and reading. Great poem. You make the point to easily with so few word. God given talent. ~Kilmer
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Date: 8/31/2013 1:51:00 PM
I love this poem. This personification of the books in your library is wonderful. Great write!
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lori hopkins
Date: 9/3/2013 6:02:00 PM
Thank you Jon! i love my books~
Date: 8/27/2013 6:53:00 PM
Nice symbolic elements are demonstrated in this poem. Nice work.
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lori hopkins
Date: 8/28/2013 9:08:00 AM
thankyou ~
Date: 8/23/2013 8:32:00 AM
A mesmerizing little piece imagining the backs of the bound gazing down ... awesome
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lori hopkins
Date: 8/23/2013 9:09:00 AM
thankyou :) they are my little pretties if you will, as i have decided on "Wicked" hehehee ~lori
Date: 8/18/2013 2:34:00 PM
Hi Lori, I read all the poems on your wall I am not disappointed... hope you find the right book, pursue one that will keep you fondling it all the time you need the thought... xox~ LINDA
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lori hopkins
Date: 8/19/2013 2:54:00 PM
thank you and how flattered i am !!!