Monday, May 16, 2011

Mag 66

The ESSENCE of Books

Eight erect epics
Shelved scholary spines
Surreal somber summaries
Every essay expanding
Nostalgic narrative
Critiqued, caressed columns
Everlasting epitaph

@laurie kolp

Magpie Tales Monday

19 comments:

verseinanutshell said...

This is amazing. I love these kind of poems. I will have to look into them more. My magpie: http://verseinanutshell.wordpress.com/2011/05/16/open-book/

Shari Sunday said...

Artful alliteration!

honeyhaiku said...

Captivated by the very first line!

Glenn Buttkus said...

A lovely tribute to the art of words,
for they exist for us to play with.

anthonynorth said...

So beautifully put.

Jinksy said...

neat distillation...

Jingle said...

apt acrostics.

beautiful words on words.
smiles.

Jingle said...
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Jingle said...

apt acrostics.

beautiful words on words.
smiles.

Ann Grenier said...

Love this alliteration. I'm not familiar with the form. Creative and perfect descriptions of books.

Helen said...

Acrostics are not easy to compose .. I like yours.

Mary said...

I like your approach to this prompt very much, Laurie.

Tumblewords: said...

Amazing acrostic!

Eileen T O'Neill ..... said...

Laurie,

I love the usage of alliteration and I am a book lover as well!!!
Nicely expressed.....

Best wishes, Eileen

Henry Clemmons said...

I like this form. In fact it is perfect for this piece. Loved it.

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Perfectly done.

Anna :o]

tarunima said...

perfect!
i just loved your acrostic:))

Doctor FTSE said...

Blessed be books!
Poetry, purple prose, polemic, pulp
Tracts, treaties, theses, testaments
Magnificent Magpie!

Lena said...

Essential essences! Lovely read!