Yes, this site is still running!
The reason for my frequent absences is that I got a full-time teaching job! I am now the proud teacher of junior high Language Arts (English, for those of us were in high school ten years ago).
We just finished up a unit on poetry, and for their end-of-unit project, my kiddos created poems using the titles of book spines. It's called Spine Poetry, and apparently it's the latest rave on pinterest.
Here are a few: