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The Library Book

I scanned the shelves to pick a book That seemed to be appealing, From those adjacent to my shoes To those up near the ceiling. Selecting some that might work out, I skimmed the first few pages, For mostly I can tell by then A story that engages. A half an hour passed before I found a prime contender, The author someone in whose words I’d happily surrender. I checked it out and brought it home, Some reading time in store But soon enough it came to me – I’d read this book before!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 12/1/2017 3:24:00 PM
Hello Ilene this has happened to me many times. Have a nice evening my friend.
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Date: 11/25/2017 10:00:00 AM
Wonderful flow ending in one disappointing blow! Well done, Ilene.
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Date: 11/22/2017 3:39:00 PM
Oh this was adorable! I think Ive also done this!!
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Date: 11/15/2017 9:22:00 AM
Oh Yeah!!! My turnaround time keeps getting shorter;-) This one goes to my ib hall of fame! ~ j
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Date: 11/14/2017 11:27:00 PM
hahaha, I HATE when that happens. I just love how you pick up on things that we can all relate to so well!
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Date: 11/14/2017 5:18:00 PM
Loved this poem, I have actually bought books, I already had!
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Date: 11/14/2017 3:48:00 PM
what a wonderful descriptive poem Ilene i do love the way you tell a story in your wonderful rhyming style:-) I have to admit i rarely have time to read books Ilene I spend too much time reading on PS and writing lol:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 11/14/2017 3:37:00 PM
It's happened to me, but years ago. I use my computer these days for most of my reading and research – it's all at my finger tips. The first stanza describes a library to a T! Love it. /M
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