Wednesday, 3 October 2018

52 Book Challenge - Week 40

How do I love books of poetry? Let me count the ways. I love them, er.. ah.. that is to say... quite a bit, I guess. Can anyone remember how the rest of that poem goes?

What is it about poetry that a few lines can capture the attention of the entire world (or at least, the insert-relevant-language speaking world)?

This week's challenge is:

40. A book of poetry

Now, you may be thinking "didn't we just have a poetry one?" and, yes, the epic poetry challenge was only a few weeks ago - but this is different. You can chose any kind of book of poetry you like.

You can read an anthology of poets from a particular place, or time. You can read a collection of poems from the same poet. You can read a book of poetry that was originally written and published to be a single cohesive work (it's like the poetry equivalent of a classic album, before they put together the "best of" compilations). You can read a novel-in-verse...

Heck, you can read a book of poems based around a theme, like animals or travel, if you like. It's amazing what you can find once you catch the poetry bug.

Have you missed out on hearing about the 52 Book Challenge? Catch up here.

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