Titles in Love: A Book Spine Poetry*

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Titles in Love: A Book Spine Poetry*

All the Bright Places
All the Light We Cannot See
Shatter Me
Unravel Me
Ignite Me
Everything, Everything
Every You, Every Me

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Photo credit: Josh Felise


In response to Napowrimo Day 10.

 

Today’s prompt comes to us from Lillian Hallberg. She challenges us to write a “book spine” poem. This involves taking a look at your bookshelves, and writing down titles in order (or rearranging the titles) to create a poem.

*Book Spine Poetry

It’s a kind of poetry that you don’t really write from scratch – instead, you “find” it by arranging book titles to make a poem. This type of poem can be serious or funny, just like in regular poetry.

Some fun images of book spine poems can be found here.

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56 thoughts on “Titles in Love: A Book Spine Poetry*

  1. Adore this! I will be giving this a go. (I also looooooove the image you chose for this post; where do you find them!?)

    Have you ever tried blackout poetry? It’s another kind of “found” poetry, and is so much fun 🤗

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    1. Hi Wendleberry! 😀 😀 😀 Please feel free to tag me once you did yours! 😀
      The image is from unsplash.com. There are a lot of great images there! 😀
      And.. i haven’t tried it yet. May you let me know how to do it? 😀

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      1. Blackout poetry is where you take a page of text (from an old book, magazine, newspaper, etc) and block out words, to leave visible the words you want to create the poem. Here is a basic example. It can also be more like art (like this) or very simple (like this).

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