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Rebel in the Library

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In the library, at last I am freed from others’ wishes for what I should read. Book after book I most gladly peruse with all these free hours I now get to use finding books that I love; not just books that I need! The books about science which teachers all feed our minds with are making my eyes start to bleed! I think I would even prefer reading news in the library. How much more enthralling are aisles that lead to books of pure fiction! I will not heed strict teachers, for romance and drama I choose. Just see, I’ve already picked novels that ooze suspense! Yes, indeed, I’m doing the deed In the library.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 1/3/2017 5:08:00 PM
A very liberating read, Andrea. This is one creative piece of poetry. I like the flow of the rondeau form. I think I'll try my hand at it. You appear to have mastered it quite well. But, I 'm not surprised by anything you do. You're just gifted that way as a poetess. Going in the fave section. Viva to women's liberation from male chauvinism. Great poem. Happy New Year. Love and best wishes to you.
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Date: 9/1/2015 9:22:00 PM
Libraries and books can give us freedom in so many ways... I liked your interpretation of the picture. Very creative and nicely done! Congrats to you as well, Andrea!
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Date: 8/27/2015 3:17:00 PM
Andrea, Congratulations.... SKAT
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Date: 8/27/2015 2:19:00 PM
I really like your little rebel; I think she is you. haha Congratulations.
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Date: 8/27/2015 11:45:00 AM
Love your take on the theme Andrea many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 8/27/2015 11:24:00 AM
Congratulations Andrea .....Seren
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Date: 8/27/2015 10:42:00 AM
Congrats on a fine win Andrea
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Date: 8/27/2015 12:23:00 AM
Wonderful pic created with powerful words Andrea! Congrats on superb win!
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Date: 8/26/2015 10:33:00 PM
Andrea, back to evecongratulate you on your win. Hugs Eve
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Date: 8/25/2015 10:48:00 AM
Love this, am an avid reader so this one spoke to me especially. Wonderful write Andrea.
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Date: 8/21/2015 9:28:00 AM
This is lovely, dear Andrea!! All the best in the contest!! :D :D
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Date: 8/20/2015 4:41:00 PM
Love it! Always interesting to me what causes one to be ravenous toward Science & another toward Mystery or Romance. It takes all kinds (as it were). Love your rhyme and your decisions and approach! Fun!
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Date: 8/19/2015 6:54:00 AM
Andie, you got me at your title.. :D!!! But weeeee i remember myself as library lover.. =") like the ride!!! :D~Olive Eloisa :)!
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Date: 8/17/2015 9:06:00 PM
G'day Andrea... reminds me of the days before the Internet when I visited to gain information for what I wanted. Nice write Andrea - Lindsay
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Date: 8/17/2015 12:54:00 PM
This reminds me SO much of the old fashioned library at the school I went to...Rows upon rows of alphabetical card catalogs, absolute peace and quiet and it had a particular smell and feel about it...It was a task just to check out a book...Thanks for the memories my friend! - Tim
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Date: 8/16/2015 7:16:00 PM
Ah, a kindred rebel you are. Love this little escapade in the library. Thanks for your encouragement.
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Date: 8/16/2015 3:24:00 AM
This is such an amazing composition inspired by the beautiful painting my very dear friend, Andrea. You did it very well especially in this lovely but hard form for me. I also tried to write a poem with the inspiration of this painting in a quintain, however I'm not sure if I did it right though it was already my 2nd time to write this form. Good luck in the contest and thank you for sharing. Tysm as well for your time reading my eclipse poem. More blessings! love lots and biggest hug, Leonora
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Date: 8/14/2015 9:07:00 AM
This is great Andrea!
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Date: 8/14/2015 3:34:00 AM
Good one, I used to work in library back when I was 16, filing and re- shelving books . I was in my happy place :) I don't think you read my WALLS poem posted 7/ 23/ 2015 ,, I love the pic you posted with this poem :)
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Date: 8/13/2015 10:04:00 PM
Oooh, you're such a bad girl. :) Even when you're being bad, you're good. :) As for doing the deed in the library, oh my. :)
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Date: 8/13/2015 3:44:00 PM
Yes, Andrea! We do not have to heed others' wishes when we are in the sanctuary of a library! Love the rebellious stance you took with protecting your literary loves. Best wishes in the contest. And thank you for your nice comment on my, A Rose Is A Rose. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 8/12/2015 10:14:00 PM
I love this one! I'm sure lots of us can relate to it on here! I know I do.. very well written as always, Andrea : D Always, Laura
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Date: 8/12/2015 6:32:00 PM
My sister the rebel, I just remember you reading all the time at home. And I don't ever remember any teacher ever complaining about you, like I had the one (Miss Daulfelt) that you had and she would rant about me not being like you. She had Tony next and told him that I (Jennifer) was a trouble maker. Me, I was so quite in class how could I be a trouble maker.
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Date: 8/12/2015 8:17:00 PM
It's just ridiculous that she called you a trouble maker. Tony was the only one like that. But I got in trouble with the fourth grade teacher. Someone was talking to me, I was not talking to them, and she hit me with a ruler! Yes, I read everywhere, Jenny. I must have read every copy of Nancy Drew!! I read lots of school books and did not like very many of them. I am fiction all the way.
Date: 8/12/2015 5:00:00 PM
A rebel with a cause. Good for you. Don't listen to those strict teachers! that word. Hugs
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Date: 8/12/2015 1:37:00 PM
Reading your topic of choice. It's like TV in your head. Good poem -JT
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