This challenge seemed like too much fun to not participate! I had a fun time stacking my books to get ideas, hopefully this one is somewhat decent!
We were liars, looking for alaska
and the restaurant at the end of the universe
for the prized crown of midnight.
Full dark, no stars made smoke and mirrors
into siege and storm.
This dark endeavor between you and I,
(and a little book of bad English)
wasn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
9(11) extra words:
and, for, the, made, into, and, was (not), all, it(is).