Elementia reading



By Hannah McCann

Reading should never just be considered an option. A life without reading, not understanding words, only spots on a page, with the power to change worlds, but they’re dead without a voice, no meaning till they’re read.

An Open Letter to Joseph Conrad

By Jess Holmes

Dear Mr. Uber-Goth,

I don’t pretend to understand the intricacies within the mind of any literary genius, but I’ve got to let it out...your endless pessimism is bringing me down.

Dr. Suess-Athon

By Nick Wassmer

When so many things stop and they clatter, up in the jabambaway things hip, hop and shatter. For up in this place a great WHO lurks about For the little who-whoians ask and they pout. For the lorax knows best, so the Lorax puts those who-whoians to the ultimate test!!


By Patrick Barry

As a grade school student I would read comic books. I was no expert in the field nor any sort of serious collector but never the less I enjoyed reading them. I liked all sorts of heroes, Marvel or D.C., but my favorite was The Shadow. I liked almost every comic book hero.


By Bailey Fi

The pencil soars across the black page painting imagination, uniqueness illuminating places concealed in the corner of your mind bringing eccentric beasts into the fabric of reality blustering winds rush over once serene, quiet glades rainbows tango in the sky translucent beads of water descend f


By Angel Jewel Dew

came to me in a dream; tis’ I believe dreams do indeed... come true


By Alexandra Miller

Turning book pages taking a journey, a mystical adventure


By Saadia Siddiqua

home can be anywhere with a song a constant melody an extravagant sound

warmth without sun cold without ice feel anyway you’d like

Why Reading Is So Important To The World

By Leanne Chun

Reading. Books. Even if the two are generally frowned upon in our day and age, they shouldn’t be. Books are the things that raised our nation.

Simple Words

By Rylee Wilson

How could reading be an option? It definitely could not. I think of all the books I've read that will not easily be forgot.

The stories that stay inside my head. The characters that become my friend. The books that made me laugh out loud. The ones where I cried at the end.


By Alexandra Miller

Books everywhere, open one and hear the sounds of a market in Cairo. Open one and smell the crisp air of the mountains. Open one and see the torrential rain in London. Open one and feel the passion of two lovers. Open one and share in the thoughts, the ideas of a criminal. Open one and take a jou


By Alexandra Miller

Crack the spine loudly. Savor the pages fragrance Consume the content. Turn the pages slowly. Continue reading aloud. Voice calls me away. Return to the book. Curling up to read again The page comes to life. Battle villains, win, travel, a faraway place at the climax, end. Close the book for


By Amanda Akridge

I could spend an eternity upstairs reading. Under the covers reading, hiding like a bear for winter. Skimming the pages all day. In the world of Anne. Flip, Flip, Flip, Go the pages. Her always saying Anne spelled with an “e”. Trying to get those freckles to go away with bright yellow lemon juice

Spoiler alert!

By Romila Santra

screaming letters warn cautioning, threatening but I lean in revel in the reveal  most don’t like spoilers but I live for them

as I turn page after page. I lose control, the story gets away from me.  takes its own course  until I know the ending and then I can brace myself