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The Eclectic Pen - How I Learned to Love Reading

By: Nora F. (nora777)   + 58 more  
Date Submitted: 2/19/2021
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 134

  Books will never leave you sitting alone in the lunchroom

Books will never whisper to another girl and point to you, both of them laughing

Books will never snap your bra strap

Books will never chase you around the schoolyard, shouting that you stuff your bra and THEY KNOW IT

Books will never pick you last for whatever stupid game you are required to participate in for gym even though you don’t know the rules and the school never called your parents to tell them that their daughter is absolutely OUT TO LUNCH on this

Books are always there (except when I don’t put them back – so then I can leave them in the lurch but they will never do that to me!)

Books just wait until you are ready and then open a whole new world to you

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Silvercat - - 5/21/2021 11:28 PM ET
Jean F. (stampsarefun) - 6/15/2021 7:46 PM ET
I enjoyed it
Deb K. (deebs6541) - 4/2/2022 7:16 AM ET
Your writing brings back a lot of school memories for me also...I guess every school has the same mean girls...but we survived it and are not mean women. Deb K
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