Vulpes Libris

A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.

Poetry Week on VL

Welcome to our 8th Annual Poetry Week! Along with warming temperatures, blossoming trees and gardens filled with new plants and flowers, spring also brings our focus on verse. It seems … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sharing Poetry

About a year ago, I joined a book group – after years of resistance. When it comes to reading, I am still a bit of a stroppy teenager, instantly resistant … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 5 Comments

VL Classic: Sunday Haiku by Anne Brooke

Disclaimer: Anne Brooke is my friend. She offered review copies; I jumped at the chance.   A year in haiku. Summer, Winter, Spring and Fall; Autumn doesn’t scan.   Some … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

When I was little, I had an oversized version of this poem, a book shaped like Santa, the cover fuzzy where his red suit was and filled with lavish watercolor … Continue reading

December 22, 2008 · 9 Comments



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