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the last 5 poems and other hooha

got it all done before lunch. though 17th ave was particularly obstreperous, taking lots of winnowing and culling not to mention proofing.

the biggest proofing hurdle is when you replace letters and you don’t check AGAIN because you think you fixed it…but luckily I did so I didn’t need to live with mnlooight

Poetry

17th ave

now I can  print the last 5 poems in the third signature tomorrow!

Poetry

all in a day's work

work on my book of poems called PLACE continues:

today I set 4 out of  the 5 remaining poems in the third (out of 5) signature, plan to set the last one on Thursday and then print the lot of them… 23 more words

Letterpress

answering the call

…having taken the books in, to see if they answer the call, one in a box like it were a damn cake and so glad I’d glued the sucker to withstand the rigors of come what may… 45 more words

Here.say. Press

keeping on keeping on

it’s not like it’s a new thing, this one foot in front of the other doing what I do with plenty of hoot & holler and momentum and lot’s of skin in the game cause otherwise why bother but having taken the books in, to see if they answer the call, one in a box like it were a damn cake and so glad I’d glued the sucker to withstand the rigors of come what may, I’m tired, skin in the game tired, but it beats entropy and not keeping up the hoot&holler cause otherwise why bother

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Letterpress

call for submission

◉  number 1 red dot

it’s that time again when we more self consciously than usual are thinking and talking about what a book is, these conversations being elicited by a ‘call for submissions’ to a book art exhibit, which it doesn’t go without saying one does or does not read carefully… 214 more words

Letterpress

p stands for printed

one two-up the rest single pages. done today on the vandercook sp-15. went smoothly, though at one point I thought I might have wanted to take a rubbing of the furniture set-up over which to print one of the poems but, for worse or better I couldn’t find the g.d. 25 more words

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