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August 4, 2013
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Sometimes when I wander by,
I see this stranger,
as snowflakes fly,
reading and not seeming to be in any danger

I catch a glimpse of his book,
it's so brown,
probably with a good hook,
and I gently sit down

He still doesn't look at me,
it's "The Book Thief",
I smile and let him be,
and begin to feel grief,

Because I know that book,
it's so sad,
when he finally gives me a look,
I know he doesn't find it bad

That's why I smile,
and he begins to talk,
we sit there for a while,
and later begin to walk

He with a long winter coat,
and the brown book in his hands,
me as I float,
above the snowy land

Sometimes reading,
can bring you together,
without arranging any meeting,
books are forever
Um, contest entry for the contest through your eyes…
not sure if I did it right... apparently, there's no option to submit it anymore....even if it said that it was extended until August 20th? :?

Partly this is true, but partly this is also just imagined. XD The stranger I saw didn't read the book thief, but the book was brown and it was winter and I sat down next to him. But we didn't really tlak or walk away, but I surely did feel a connection.

description: Young man with winter coat and brown hair, reading the "Book Thief" by Markus Zusak (what a great book xD)
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JocastaTheWeird Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I read that. :3
phoenixleo Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013
Your work has been selected as one of the 7 semi-finalist entries for the "Through Your Eyes Contest". You can see the semi-finalist announcement by clicking here! Please await for the finalists announcements after which winners will be notified once again and prizes will be sent out to the winners and the rest of the semi-finalists!
Congratulations on becoming a semi-finalist! :clap:
Thank you for participating in the contest and all the best! :)

AkitaKat Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One of my favorite books :D
freeiwi Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013
art4life217 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student General Artist
A great poem:)
Alukei Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks :)
Alukei Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks :)
snowywolf13 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That was such a good book, and I feel like this poem does a good job of showing how books connect people
Alukei Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you! :hug:
snowywolf13 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome :)
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