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4 interesting poems about books

  1. I Am A Book by Jo Evans

"I am a book full of usefulness

These words of mine cannot be heard

People don't read me anymore

They only misunderstand me

People don't open me up

They just keep shutting me

Trapped on a shelf full of thought

This title of mine is fading away."

2. I Opened a Book by Julia Donaldson

" I opened a book and in I strode.

Now nobody can find me.

I've left my chair, my house, my road,

My town and my world behind me.

I'm wearing the cloak, I've slipped on the ring,

I've swallowed the magic potion.

I've fought with a dragon, dined with a king

And dived in a bottomless ocean.

I opened a book and made some friends.

I shared their tears and laughter

And followed their road with its bumps and bends

To the happily ever after.

I finished my book and out I came.

The cloak can no longer hide me.

My chair and my house are just the same,

But I have a book inside me."

3. A book by Emily Dickinson

There is no frigate like a book

To take us lands away,

Nor any coursers like a page

Of prancing poetry.

This traverse may the poorest take

Without oppress of toll;

How frugal is the chariot

That bears a human soul!

4. Books to the ceiling by Arnold Lobel

Books to the ceiling

Books to the sky

My piles of books are a mile high

How I love them

How I need them

I'll have a long beard by the time I read them

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