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After many dark days, the Hunger Games came,
the Districts' rebellion is what you can blame.
From the ruins of the US, Panem came alive,
it was a country where families had to struggle to survive.

A fifteen year old girl named Katniss,
lived in a world filled with reminisce.
The Mayor and Ms. Trinket picked two names,
a boy and a girl for the Hunger Games.

As Effie Trinket said "It's a big, big day,"
The tributes started to feel like her prey.
Everyone froze and held their breath,
because they knew what was coming; it was death.

Getting picked is what Katniss feared,
as the day came closer, a nightmare appeared.
Pulling out the girl's name, Effie said,
"Primrose Everdeen!"  That's what she read.
As Effie said the name, "Primrose Everdeen,"
a hunter and a sister couldn't process the scene.
That girl was the fifteen year old girl named Katniss,
the girl who lived in a world filled with reminisce.

Before Prim could go, Katniss volunteered,
families were relieved, but nobody cheered.
Next was the boys turn to get chosen,
getting picked was like drinking poison.

Peeta Mellark was the name that came out,
not many people knew what he was about.
He looked brave, but was he afraid?
Would someone run to his needing aid?

As they rode to the capitol by train,
Katniss had a lot of emotion to contain.
She remembered when Peeta gave her bread,
even though it caused him such dread.

As they reached their final destination,
everyone felt anticipation.
Peeta and Katniss were "star-crossed lovers,"
to get attention from advertisers.

With help from Cinna and his stylist team,
Katniss became the capitols dream.
With help from Portia and her stylist crew,
Peeta became the capitols dream too.

As everyone practiced and trained and ate,
they wondered what will come to be their fate.
As they finally went in to play,
some were the predators, some were the prey.

Out of twenty-four, eleven died,
it was the first day, families cried.
As the games went on, the death toll increased,
and the number of people to die decreased.

Then they were told, two people can win and survive,
but from the same district to come out alive.
When Peeta and Katniss were the final two,
they were told: only one can pass through.

So they both threatened to die,
but the capitol gave in, and let them both by.
Because of this stunt, they're now both in trouble,
and the price to pay is now double.

In the next 2 books, lots of people die
and there's more than meets the eye.
There's a lot of spine-chilling action,
and it will be to your satisfaction.
I was looking through my documents.. and found this.
last year, for reading class, we had to do a 24 stanza poem on a book we love. (Well.. I think that's what we were supposed to do.)
Of course, I picked The Hunger Games.

So, as I was doing it, I asked my friend ~SingPlayWrite999 (a very talented writer/book cover maker) to help me.
As I wrote it, she helped me include info and making it look perfecto. So, some credit goes to ~SingPlayWrite999 (check her out, she's creating an amazing story called "The City" Dun dun duuuuuh~!)

Hope you like it :D

~The Hunger Games belongs to Suzanne Collins~
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Jay-JayB Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow i read da hunger games book nd finished it like 2 days ago,but this poem just made da whole thing sound A LOT better.:)
great job i rlly like it :D
bookworm16016 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me too ^^

Thank you :D
Mysticdreamer543 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011
Great poem. Really makes me wanna read the series now.
bookworm16016 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D

You haven't read the series yet?! *Gasp!*
It's an amazing series!
Mysticdreamer543 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011
I have the first book!! I just have to read HoN still and I've got a TON of manga I need to read.
bookworm16016 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I have a lot of books I have to read, too.
Too many books..yet so little time.
Mysticdreamer543 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011
I know that quote all too well...
bookworm16016 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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