“Books”, Student Published Poem #7

What a wonderful poem capturing the magical moments of bonding with books… connecting with characters, traveling to places, and relating the story to the story of your own life–dreaming of what’s next! A perfect poem to encourage summer reading…

Books

by Anjaly Varghese

Reading takes me away–
“Books are for nerds,” Everyone says.
But i enjoy reading; it

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s

me to a different place–
Like a bird gliding through the stormy clouds
until a clear, blue sky appears
With a golden sun shining, bringing warmth.
i fly
a  w  a  y
From the troubles of this earth.

There is Comfort
In The Happily Ever After
written for me
in the

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N
S.

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Anjaly Varghese is an 8th grade honors student at SMS. She is a respectful, humble, lovely young lady… and young “author”! Her poem, “Books”, is one I’ll share with my future ELA classes! –Ms. Angela Henderson

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