A BIT of SILLINESS for SATURDAY!
THE CHALLENGE: Use the TITLES of BOOKS to CREATE a POEM.
Here's my (silly)attempt: (See transcript below)
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Marriage lines? A Separate Peace?
The Book of Questions.
How Did it Begin?
The Little Prince -- he’s got
the whole world in his pants.
viva la repartee.
The age of fable!
Maybe (maybe not)
‘Scuse me while I kiss this guy…
Miracles, morning glories & moonflowers!
Good garden magic on the wing
for one more day.
In case you're curious, here's my book list:
Marriage Lines by Ogden Nash - a fun bit of silliness!
A Separate Peace by John Knowles - serious reading.
The Book of Questions by Pablo Neruda - excellent poetry!
How Did it Begin? by R. Brasch - hundreds of little known facts!
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery - a classic!
He’s Got the Whole World in his Pants by Gavin Edwards - humorous collection of mis-heard lyrics
Mythology by Edith Hamilton - self-explanatory
Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum - amusing observations from both sides of the refrigerator door
Viva la Repartee Dr. Mardy Grothe - clever comebacks & witty retorts
True Love by Robert Fulghum - stories told to and by Robert Fulghum
The Age of Fable Bulfinch's Mythology - just what it sounds like
Maybe (Maybe Not) by Robert Fulghum - second thoughts from a secret life
‘Scuse Me While I Kiss This Guy by Gavin Edwards - more mis-heard lyrics
Miracles by Lewis - poems written by children
Morning Glories & Moonflowers by Anne Halpin - a gardening book
Good Garden Magic by Celia Toler - another gardening book
On The Wing by Bruce Brooks- birds, from feathers to flight
For One More Day by Mitch Albom - serious nostalgia
WANT TO SEE MORE?
Check out the book-spine-poems of these folks:(And then -- go play with your books!)
- Carrie Cuinn - carriecuinn.com
- Maria Popova - brainpickings.org
- Candlewick Press - pinterest.com - I am not sleepy
- Candlewick Press - pinterest.com - kiss the cow
- Travis Jonker - 100scopenotes.com
- Catherine - oneinchtall
- Hannah Gosselin - wordrustling
- Lynn Daue - rhymes with tao