No Excuse



On July 20, Shilpa Garg did a Spine Poetry on her blog and  I was fascinated by how interesting titles of a book can be arranged to form a sentence. An excerpt from her post to let you know what Spine Poetry is about.

The concept of book spine poetry appeared in 1993 with Nina Katchadourianโ€™s Sorted Books project. Katchadourian began collecting interesting titles and arranging them in clusters so the spines could be read like a sentence(s) or poem.
Katchadourianโ€™s Sorted Book Project manages to become more than an experiment in medium. Her playful photographed poems are sometimes cleverly arranged jokes or amusing images, but at other times, they are short and stunning thoughts on the nature of art and artists. You can see all the series at her website.
Here’s a mental note I made for myself using the spine of the books:


There is a winner in you! 
You can make it by highlighting your Survival Tactics.
You Can Win. Have faith.
But First Things First.
No Excuse.


This is a part of the Ultimate Blog Challenge, July 2013

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29 thoughts on “No Excuse

  1. Cool, and great advice for everyday life. Who knew that so much wisdom can be found on the spines of books?Kathyhttp://gigglingtruckerswife.blogspot.com

  2. oh yes I had read this spine poetry thing on Shilpa's blog… and if I remember correctly you were very curious about it too in your comments no? ๐Ÿ˜€ :D… vow you made a super great effort gal.. loved it ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. hehe spine poetry with a message!!!.. Imagine answering to each other in a conversation only via spine poetry in a library where U cant talk out loud.. WIsh Had known of this earlier ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

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