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Book Spine Poetry: The Spark of Love


Hey, look, it’s more book spine poetry. (As a reminder, this literary remix experiment is inspired by artist Nina Katchadourian and her Sorted Books project from a few years back.) After the working theory of love, here comes love in practice — that moment when one heart sings to another and, just like that, magic materializes — captured in book spines:

After you
Talk to me,
Everything sings,
Everything is illuminated:
Instant love

The books:

Catch up on previous book spine poems: The Future, Get Smarter, This Is New York, Music, and The Meaning of Life.

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