Alfred J Bruey - Jackson, MI (USA):
This book knows it's Easter so it's wearing its new hat. It
hopes that someone will walk with it in the Easter parade.
This book once swam the English Channel in less than three hours.
All the water it absorbed made it grow much larger so what
once was a collection of short stories became a collection of novels.
This book contains hundreds of lines you can say when you want
to break up with your lover, wonderfully creative lines like "It's my
fault, dear." and "I'm not good enough for you." and "I hate
to leave you, but I'm being transferred to Liberia."
This book doubts some of its contents. It believes itself fo contain
several errors. It is advertised as a non-fiction book. Does one tiny
error turn it into a book of fiction? Ah, the moral issues
that face an honest book.
This book is titled "You Can Tell a Book by Its Cover."
I can't tell anything about this book by its cover, so
is this book fiction or non-fiction?
Sarolina Shen Chang - Canton, Michigan (USA):
This is the poetry book Bai Ju Yi of Tang Dynasty wrote
after he had read each and individual poem to the common folks
who listened and understood. It proves that the Chinese people in
Tang Dynasty were far more advanced in literature than we. Our
professors had to translate every word into plain Chinese for us.
Some of us still flunked.
This is the book the car thief didn't bother to take.
Of course, it was not written by Bai Ju Yi. There
were no cars in Tang Dynasty, more than 1200 years ago.
This book is the flower which only blooms once a year.
Around 9:30 PM on that special day it'd start to open up
to fragrant the whole room, or the whole garden, depends on where
you live. Three hours later, it'd close up. Mission accompli.
Just like that.
This book has no ending. The author warned after the very
last sentence that IT IS ILLEGAL TO FINISH THIS BOOK WITHOUT
THE PERMISSION FROM GOD.
This book teaches the blind how to read in the dark.
Bennett Rader - Plymouth, Ohio (USA):
This book fortifies all of the night fears of childhood.
Everyone read this book, then, not so many read it again; some
have not stopped rereading it.
This book is famous in the neighborhood.
This book that is a scrapbook has one photo, taken in Michigan,
The pages in this book came from a tree in Sherwood Forest
and were donated by Robin Hood.
David Smith - Leawood,KS, Kansas (USA):
I have opened many books that smell like hot soup.
When I put it to my ear, this one sounds like its
yelling, this one is whispering, and this black one is preaching dreams.
This one is way too violent for adults, even my age, it
This is the book I read to my little sister about a
This book smells like horrid rotting beans.
nick nowak - Buffalo, New York (USA):
This book isn't about physics, but touches on everything else.
i was born in this book, and because of it my eyes
have turned from light blue to almost grey.
i've spent weeks erasing what this book has to say, and filling
it with my thoughts of alchemy, and portraits of roses.
this book won't win any beauty contests, or a pullitzer prize.
when i've finished this book i'll feed it to the ocean. like
every other book, i've read.
Dan Bauer - Mission Hills, Kansas (USA):
This book is a true tale about a horrifying murder of four
This book is about a psycho kid who kills his next door
This book is about a boy who is teased by the girl
he loves his entire life.
This book is about a female vocalist who dies in an airplane.
This book is about a bunch of boys on an island and
they all turn primal.
Peg Duthie - Nashville, TN (USA):
This book demands that there be a new category called "friction," for
when fiction and real life collide.
This book thinks it should be in fiction, it's unhappy being ghettoized
in gay studies.
This book got here by mistake - the nearsighted owner had forgotten
he'd already purchased a copy, and tried to return the library's copy
to the basement bookstore.
When I opened this book, a shower of cancelled 32-cent stamps fluttered
to the floor.
This book tells me how to catch the kind of husband I
want to avoid.
I kept sneaking looks at this book during my all-nighter instead of
getting on with my footnotes.
My cat fell asleep on this book when I left it open
on the sofa to get a Coke and the phone rang.
This book show a cat and a bunny becoming bosom buddies.
This book contains the ketubah of the owl and the pussycat.
This book was hidden inside a bell for twenty-six years. It
wasn't found until a sixth-grader from Virginia tried to escape from his
family by hiding in the belfry instead of returning to the bus
with the rest of his class.
Katherine Borghardt - Ottawa, KS (USA):
This book is the mirror that stares back at me
in the bath
revealing, ruthless, morning scrutiny...
in the studio
unobtrusive, hidden, quick pick me up...
in the bedroom
black-framed oval, strategically placed, good therapy...
in the rearview
This book is an optical illusion.