Book Spine Poems


 

Chris Galvin has been posting a number of these quite inspired mashups on her site, and it finally inspired me to give it a shot. Oddly, I seem to be missing bunches of books. I know I used to have more, but what became of them I don’t know. Hopefully I’ll find them eventually. In the meantime, here’s a first attempt with what I could find:

The White Goddess,

The Daughter of Time

Child of Fire,

Flying to Nowhere

Thanks to Robert Graves, Josephine Tey, Harry Connolly, and John Fuller for lending their books’ titles.
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17 thoughts on “Book Spine Poems

  1. D. D. Syrdal says:

    Isn’t it fun? Gets kind of addictive, I’m running around the house collecting books and rearranging them like Mad-Libs now 😉 I like yours, kind of dark and ominous sounding, but so much mystery to it.

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  2. submerina says:

    Heee! i don’t have nearly enough books to do anything great, but I’m going to try anyway 😀 (Don’t you hate it when they hide on you? Bloody books; far too independently-minded for their own good. And the digital ones are even worse, in case you’re wondering!)

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  3. submerina says:

    Half Asleep in Frog Pyjamas,
    Walking on Glass.
    A Dirty Job,
    The Truth.

    Thank you – I’ll be here all week! 😉

    (Tom Robbins, Iain Banks, Christopher Moore, Terry Pratchett. Waaay too many of the dubiously-worthy books on my shelf start with “The”. Hmm.)

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