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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: Reading (01/25/07)

TITLE: Tome Roam
By Peggy Bennitt
01/30/07


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Tome Roam

The tome lay open on my knee
My daughter snuggled up to me
Her eyes stretched wide, dancing with glee
As Pan and Hook sailed out to sea.

Alice and the old Mad Hatter
Fill the air with endless chatter.
Cheshire cats and odd pairs scatter,
Royal cards mixed in the batter.

Next, rhyme and mime and Doctor Seuss
Will lead us on toward Mother Goose.
Imagination is set loose.
With more adventures as we choose.

“One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish,”
Moving on to quite a new fish—
Moby Dick enters with a swish
We close our eyes and make a wish…

Now, here we are at the manger
Visiting the Perfect Stranger.
Reading on into more danger—
Bulls and dust and Texas Rangers.

What legacy of pen and ink
From writers’ minds to books that link
The good, the bad, the sweet, the stink,
Fantasies, Wonderlands, fairy Tink.

“The Big Read,” a classic story,
More of life and less of glory
Daily living, clean or gory,
Reading gives us the Big Story.

Reading, writing, then reading more,
It seldom ever is a chore
To read a tome filled with folklore
Inspired writing cannot bore.

Filling your mind with thoughts and plots
Through mysteries connect the dots.
Romance, adventures get a nod
And Bible reading leads to God.

Welcome to the world of reading!
Come, enjoy a healthy feeding
Of this banquet for those needing
Reading fixes for succeeding.


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Donna Emery02/02/07
This was adorable and fun to read. I had a few chuckles and I enjoyed the message. Very nice poem. Keep writing!
Julie Arduini02/02/07
Theodore Geisel (I think that was his name! Dr. Seuss)would be amazed, and so am I! EXCELLENT!
Valerie Routhieaux02/03/07
This was very well done. You have a way with poetry that leaves a lasting impression and a good feeing inside. Keep writing
Michelle Burkhardt02/03/07
A great way to use this week's topic. I enjoyed every line. Nice Job!
Jan Ackerson 02/03/07
You definitely covered lots of my favorites! Thanks for this fun read.