Poetry Resources

Create your own poetry!

Book Spine Poetry

Find examples of book poetry here or here.

  1. Browse the library shelves and look for titles that look interesting.
  2. Create your poem around a theme (an animal, a season, a feeling, etc.) -OR- start with a main line at the top and have the other lines support the first line.
  3. Pull any books that you may need.
  4. Arrange and re-arrange the titles to make a poem. The book spines will become the lines of the poem.
  5. You may use the library catalog to look up titles with specific words or phrases that fit what you're looking for.

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