Book Spine Poetry

Thought I’d give the new challenge at Tweetspeak Poetry at try, and found myself completely absorbed! The challenge is to find poetry in book titles. Being a homeschooling mom of five for the past fourteen years, we have books everywhere. The following are my three favorite attempts. Enjoy!

Book Spine Poetry, Take 1

On Mornings Like This
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats,

Rumors of Water,
In Search of Honor,

Choosing to SEE

A Promise Kept,
Nothing to Fear

Holding Heaven
With Daring Faith,

Call it Courage!
Know What You Believe.

Book Spine Poetry, Take 2

Take My Heart, Oh God
Out of the Dust,

Turn My Mourning into Dancing,
Breath for the Bones,

as Ravished by Beauty,
The Soul Tells a Story

of Living on the Devil’s Doorstep,
Imprisoned for Christ,

yet Choosing to SEE
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats,

Piercing the Darkness
In Search of Honor,

God’s Will, God’s Best,
The Gift to be Simple…

Call it Courage!
Hear Heaven!

A Promise Kept,
The Artist’s Way.

Book Spine Poetry, Take 3

The Anthologist,
David’s copy,

Cry, the Beloved Country!

on Mornings Like This,
Nothing to Fear

The Practice of Poetry.

*If you haven’t read The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker, this last poem will make little sense. If you have, enough said. 🙂

Now it’s your turn. I dare you to give it a try!


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