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03 AUGUST, 2012

Book Spine Poetry: The Spark of Love

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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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10 JULY, 2012

Book Spine Poetry vol. 6: A Working Theory of Love

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It’s been a while since the last installment of book spine poetry, so here’s another snippet of life-truth, rendered in literary titles:

Bursts,
music,
big questions:
A working theory of love

The books:

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

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22 MAY, 2012

Book Spine Poetry vol. 5: The Meaning of Life

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Stumbling on happiness in pursuit of the unknown.

National Poetry Month might be over, but the celebration of book spine poetry doesn’t have to be. The latest installment tackles The Big One — the meaning of life.

The books:

Catch up on all previous book spine poems: The Future, Get Smarter, This is New York, and Music.

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