Please Bury Me in the Library – Book Review

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Please Bury Me in the Library

A book that can summarize my feelings about books so exactly is worth mentioning.  I came across this book a few weeks ago and realized that this should be the epitaph inscribed on my tombstone when I die.  Oh, how blissful it would be, to spend eternity reading.  Please Bury Me in the Library is a really cute book of poems for kids. I really like the poem and thought I would share it here.

Please Bury Me in the Library Please bury me in the library
In the clean, well-lighted stacks
Of Novels, History, Poetry,
Right next to the Paperbacks, Where the Kids’ Books dance
With True Romance
And the Dictionary dozes.
Please bury me in the library
With a dozen long-stemmed proses. Way back by a rack of Magazines,
I won’t be sad too often,
If they bury me in the library
With Bookworms in my coffin.

If you like poetry books for kids, this is a short, sweet addition to add to your read alouds.  My kids and I really enjoyed it.  The poem What If Books Had Different Names inspired me to write a few new parodies myself.