Riddles, puzzles, and mysteries perforate
Anecdotes, tales, and stories jump to celebrate
Pungent perfume kisses the swirling breeze
Adding grace to the cover page looking slightly creased
A dried-up rose excitedly falls out
My old book flashes a contemporary pout.
~ A bookworm glides out into a trendy world ~
Leaving aside the soft pages of an exquisite book
Technology, kindle, and tablets discover a niche into a hook
Reading mode, darkness, or brightness is adjusted
The reckoning concept of reading is readjusted
Pen and paper steadily take a backseat
A stylus pen and writing apps happily greet.
~ The bookworm contemplates the contrasting worlds~
And decides to bask in the glory of storytelling
He dances to the rhythm of the words celebrating
A fable of parables, allegories, sagas, and life-changing biographies
The bookworm considers reading as his coveted trophy
He kisses his old paperbacks and other texts
Accompanied by his kindle, he embraces reading as his treasured chest.
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