Quotable Poems

Join forces with your writer friends to put together a poem made up entirely of quotes - from books. They can be any quotes from any books, and each quote is one line of the poem (longer quotes can use two lines if you want to!). The more quotes - the longer the poem!

Pick a quote from a book. Any book, any quote. Around one to three lines should do it - dont' make it too long, or you'll take up half the poem!

I'll start off, and my quote is:

To the well-organised mind, death is but the next great adventure.

The next person to write their quote will write mine first, and then add theirs on underneath, then post it. The next person will do the same, writing the two quotes previously posted and then their own onto the end, to build up the poem.

The last person who writes will have posted the whole poem in its entirety!

Stuck for a quote? Open your book at random, close your eyes and jab your finger at the page. Whatever line your finger lands on, that's the quote you choose.

Make it into verses. Keep it as one long piece. Put it into couplets. Do whatever you want.

Have fun!

First Quote, again - To the well-organised mind, death is but the next great adventure. (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix) (don't use the title of the book as part of the quote!)

The End

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