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The Eclectic Pen - Books 1

By: Joyce M. (j3m)   + 16 more  
Date Submitted: 6/20/2008
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 46

  Books lining the shelves
Books on the table
Books on the floor
Books under the bed
Books given away
Books traded away
Books rained on; aaw too bad

I wonder how big a room I'd need
if I kept all my books
I wonder how much less joy I'd have
if I kept all my books

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ericjasongastelum - 6/22/2008 7:00 AM ET
i really love this. i like the question you introduce at the end. it makes me think greatly about what i could be doing with all these books that collect. i still collect so many i do not want or never finished 'cause i did not like them. i see in my mind that if paper back swap did not exist the books would collect till i would need a seprate house for all the books that i would not like in my collection. it would be a house with arms, so that i could put the books on the lawn and it would feed itself, all the little books. never for me to see again. in my head, of course, it is a sad story with a stark sky ending. a kickin' the rock, sort of story. thank you for sharing this. : ]
Marta J. (booksnob) - 6/23/2008 5:10 PM ET
Do we live in the same house?? You've described mine to a tee! Hurray for this poem!!!!!
Joyce M. (j3m) - 6/23/2008 5:43 PM ET
I'm glad to hear there are others like me out there; aah books; we do love them.
Stacy B. (stori) - 7/7/2008 9:55 PM ET
I liked this one!!! BEST OF ALL!! It makes sense!!!
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