Today I join my fellow bloggers in "serving up a slice"
to the Slice of Life (SOL) community.
Thanks to Stacey, Tara, Betsy, Dana, Beth, and Anna
for hosting this meeting place each day in March
and for nurturing our writing lives.
I'm following Elsie's lead from her post, Title Fun,
and jumping in this morning with book spine poetry.
I have an assortment of motivational books I keep on my desk,
I added a few library titles, and this is the result:
HOW TO BE PERFECT
let's all be brave.
THIS YEAR I WILL . . .
It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys
The Procrastinator's Handbook
DISCLAIMER #1: Book spine poetry can be addicting. And you'll really mess up your bookshelves. I know, I did it last year. That's why I limited myself to books already on my desk
and current books checked out from the library.
(Okay, I did sneak the title book from my nightstand.)
DISCLAIMER #2: Creating a poem from book spines is not necessarily a quick post.
There are many ways to arrange the words from ten books,
and I think I tried and took photos of each possibility.
DISCLAIMER #3: All punctuation marks and capital letters are those of the original author and not the creator of this poem. It's very difficult for me to type those titles with no caps, but I did it.
DISCLAIMER #4: The title, How To Be Perfect, is not a motivational book.
It's a book of poetry by Ron Padgett.
I highly recommend the title poem which occupies nine pages in the book
and is more fun and much faster to read than any of the other books.