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I’ll Bring My Baby To Bookstores

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Millie Clinton
Millie Clinton

I’ll bring my baby to bookstores.
And I hope you will, too.
So she can learn the smell of books,
the sounds of the pages turning.
I’ll bring my baby to bookstores
so she learns at a young age
the value of the written word,
the value of its power.
I’ll bring my baby to bookstores
so she grows up with a handful of novels
and a brain full of knowledge.
I’ll bring our baby to bookstores.
She’ll see us stealing glances from across the room; she’ll learn that books are synonymous with love, and that’s how every life should be lived. TC mark

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