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Category: Book Spine Poetry


The Fools and the Forgotten

“Lucky fools more happy than not carry on. I become shadow: forgotten” The bright yellow books symbolize the happiness that those who are ignorant have. As people who are ignorant, they often move on quickly from things that can be seen as serious. There are also more yellow...


Hero Gone Wrong

I only used 3 books but this poem is extremely powerful and is inspired by Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Macbeth could have been a great hero, and maybe at some point he was. He could have saved HIS OWN people, but he let his wife and her madness...



Sometimes, relationships don’t have a “happily-ever-after”. These book spines tell the story of two people who fell in love with each other but met their downfall — hence, the title. *Second book says “The Start of Me and You”


Only Everything

Have you ever felt like the person you love was worlds away, and that no matter how hard you try they never seem to become any closer?


True Love

Sometimes loving a lot of people means giving a piece of you to them. Eventually, some left and some stay. When they leave they take the piece you gave them with them. They don’t give it back. But, then you realize that there’s always that one person that...