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20 APRIL, 2012

Book Spine Poetry vol. 3: New York

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The charismatic chaos of the city, captured in book spines.

It’s National Poetry Month and the book spine poetry fun continues with another installment, this time about New York.

People occupy everything
Everything sings:
A glorious enterprise!
This is New York

The inadvertent poets:

Catch up on the first two installments, entitled The Future and Get Smarter.

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18 APRIL, 2012

Book Spine Poetry vol. 2: Get Smarter

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“You are not so smart / thinking, fast and slow / this will make you smarter.”

For National Poetry Month, another installment of book spine poetry, on the heels of Monday’s first:

The accidental poets:

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16 APRIL, 2012

Book Spine Poetry vol. 1: The Future

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It’s National Poetry Month and, inspired by Nina Katchadourian’s Sorted Books project, I decided to have a little fun with some of my favorite books. Here’s a short, and somewhat dystopian, book spine poem:

I live in the future and here’s how it works: People waste and want everything in pursuit of the unknown.

The unsuspecting accomplices:

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