National Poetry Writing Month, Day #10

Today’s prompt is to write a ‘book spine’ poem. This involves writing a poem using the titles of books on your bookshelf. My poem neatly divided itself into sections, based on where my books are shelved. Instead of numbering these sections, I have labelled them according to their approximate (relative) compass points. The book titles I used are listed in the tags.
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Self-Promotion: The Imperfect Document now on Amazon

It will be another week yet before I have printed copies to distribute myself, but my third collection of poems, The Imperfect Document, is now available on Amazon, in both paperback and Kindle formats:

(If I have it set up correctly, people who buy the paperback on Amazon can get the Kindle e-book for free.)

More to come…

(16 March 2015)

Update: The Imperfect Document

I spent a good chunk of yesterday working on the Kindle edition of The Imperfect Document. The tricky part was getting the poem of the same name to look right in the Kindle previewer, since its impact partly relies on formatting. But, after two or three tries, I got it to look the way I wanted it to. Continue reading