Book spine poem: Pessimistic Portrait
Portrait of a marriage: the dream of a common language, the betrayed confidence, twenty love poems and a song of despair.
Book spine poem: It's a Wise Child...
Wise Children: / I hear my sisters saying: "Are you my mother?"
Book spine poem: Midsummer Night's Dream
A midsummer night's dream: men in the off hours, climbing the mango trees.
Book spine poem: Dark and Stormy Night
The dark is rising under Milk Wood. A wave travels the forest, tempest-tost.
Book spine poem: A Sinister Story
The woman who died in her sleep: night light; night; the innocent assassins.
Book spine poem: Three-Course Meal
An omelette and a glass of wine; peacock pie; Eros the bittersweet -- the art of eating.
Book spine poem: History of the Library of Alexandria, Summarized
The coming of the book. Used books. Inferno. The burnt pages.