Book Spine Poetry for Strange Times

April is National Poetry Month and spurred on by a recent post by Bookish Beck, I thought I would indulge in some Book Spine Poetry!

It’s been a while since I did this on the blog but it can get a bit addictive once you get going! I’ve decided to use the book at the top of each pile as the title and I’ve taken a few liberties with the punctuation. You’ll see that both are quite heavily influenced by our current predicament!

Book Spine 1

 

Notes From An Apocolypse

This changes everything.

Days without end

Clock without hands

we are not in the world.

Some rain must fall.

Retreat to innocence,

Smile.

Still, life.

Book Spine 2

You Must Remember This

The heavens,

flights,

the language of birds.

All the days and nights

lit up inside.

The wild laughter,

this is happiness.

 

Anyone else fancy having a go? Naomi over at Consumed by Ink has just posted some great ones – check them out!

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I am a 40 something book buying addict trying to reduce the backlog one book at a time!

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  1. Love these, Cathy! I’m glad book spine poetry is back. I just posted some yesterday! I especially like the colours of the second poem, and the fact that they end in smiles and happiness. 🙂

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