Poems on the bookshelves – #BookSpinePoetry

The Story Reading Ape shared a link to an article by Lisa Shambrook about book-spine poetry. The idea is to create a poem using book titles. It looked like fun… if you have a go, share your links with Lisa πŸ™‚

book poems 2 001The artist’s way:

Drawing with an open mind

The thinness of light.

Authors: Julia Cameron, Ted Seth Jacobs, Ted Hall


3 002

The dark is rising:

The chains of war… chaos and order.

A strange story, the phenomenon of Man.

Authors:Β  Susan Cooper, Dean F. Wilson, Stephen Donaldson, Lord Lytton, Teilhard de Chardin


3 001

The night of the solstice

A man rides through the door into sunset.

The shining paths, the road to rebirth.

Inner journeys, explorations of the soul…

The silent road through the gates of death,

Hymn of the universe.

Authors: Lisa Smith, Stephen Donaldson, Diane Duane,Β Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, Dean F. Wilson
G. M Vasey, W. Tudor Pole, Dion Fortune, Teilhard de Chardin


About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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25 Responses to Poems on the bookshelves – #BookSpinePoetry

  1. Brilliant Sue (and thanks for the shout out) πŸ‘πŸ˜˜


  2. Love them, Sue. Especially the last one, that flows beautifully! And quite partial to the middle one as I have The Dark is Rising too!

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  3. Wow. Those are great, Sue. I had to run to my bookcase!


  4. Ali Isaac says:

    Very clever!


  5. dgkaye says:

    What a brilliant idea! New food for thought. πŸ™‚ xo


  6. dgkaye says:

    I can’t help but join in! I hope to have something later this week. I’ll ping you. πŸ™‚


  7. Pingback: Book spine poetry, blog challenge, writing, book titles, reblog, D.G. Kaye

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