Sunday, 20 October 2013

A book



The day before yesterday
I got a book from my daddy
pink, yellow and so many colors,
and from  its third page flowed
a brook full of fishes, colorful
and from the fifth page grew
a blue sky so vast, clouds danced.

It took me to castles and mountains,
I met unicorns and angels,
stars came to me with lullabies,
I wished upon shooting stars.                                            
Elephants, lions, monkeys and deer,
they danced and slept with me,
friends and dreams and colors of hope.

The day before yesterday
my daddy gave me a book,
a book with a whole world ,
to me to grow up….





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16 comments:

  1. oh clap clap clap....ha...i love how the things flow out of the books...books were def an excape for me growing up...and i got lost in so many worlds of adventure...then took off for the woods to live them....

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  2. This poem! It is my new favorite of yours!

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  3. Wonderful book with all those animals... definitely something to keep you occupied

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  4. Such a beautiful description of the wonder a book holds.

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  5. This I just wonderful!! Bravo! :D

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  6. Not only a fun poem with delightful images, but an invitation to children to read. Bravo!

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  7. This is really beautiful, to read and to envision.

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  8. Lovely! And how special your dad gave you this book ... of dreams :)

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  9. oh nice... books def. come alive for a kid... and the adventures literally pour into their lives...very cool

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  10. I am speechless ... one of the best poems ever written by anyone ... and I am not exagerrating ... I just LOVED it ... just too good ... superb !!!

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  11. Awww,,,,so sweet...transported me to my childhood :)

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  12. I adore this - books gave me wings as a child, too.

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