Story Time Friday: Prose Verse Babel returns for #NationalPoetryMonth

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fancy lineresizePROSE VERSE BABEL IS BACK! After a very long drought of both interest and material, I’m bringing the old series back. It might be the only time for awhile or it might spark the series to kick itself back into gear. That’s all up to you, my loyal readers.

If you don’t know what PVB is, simply put: It’s book spine poetry. It’s poetry written from the titles on a book’s spine. Some people go word for word, but I like to add a little freedom to it. Adding/removing punctuation or a few words as one sees fit. Just no major changes.

You can find all the old PVB posts HERE and two brand new poems for this week’s STF post below. You’ll find more info on how to submit your own on the PVB page, as well. It used to be a fan favorite with many guest poems. Can be fun or serious. Doesn’t even have to be good. Just a poem and something you’d like to share.

As always, enjoy!

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Poetry by Robert Zimmermann

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warrior of the light,
girl at
unleashed the
art of love.

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The Prophet

Eleanor Rigby,
the prophet,
inside the Kingdom
of the Angel of Darkness.

Eat, pray,
love for one more
day. 700 Sundays.

To be perfectly honest…
the book stops here.

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For those who wish to be part of Story Time Friday in the near future, you can send submissions to the email address that I formerly used for review requests (but don’t anymore since I’m retired . . . don’t try to be clever and slip on in 😛 ): Be sure to use the subject “Story Time Friday Submission” and send your piece as an attachment (.doc/.docx would be best). Any other questions, feel free to comment here or contact me through the blog’s contact form.

Hope to hear from some writers soon!


4 responses to “Story Time Friday: Prose Verse Babel returns for #NationalPoetryMonth

    • Thanks Ben. I haven’t done these in awhile. I was pleased with what I was able to come up with. It helps that I have many fresh titles on the shelves since I last tried one. Brings in many new possible poems.

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