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where did this come from

It started with the box.

Not that I planned it that way at all. The red box was going to be for the need me feed me birthday card, (yeah he’s turning 64). 218 more words

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fallout

THE ART OF THE BOOK
June 17 – July 27, 2016
Sebastopol Center for The Arts, Sebastopol CA

it was something about the call for entries, which I hadn’t… 95 more words

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the mock up

you’re putting a lot of time into that he said leaning toward the book such as it is in my hand as I sat down with my colored pencils, the book, an old piece of scrap wood as a spine raw book board as covers screwed together with hinges and a piece of aluminum screwed to the front cover, covers and spine screw studded because even shortened they are still too long (but it’s only a mock up), with five signatures… 239 more words

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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

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17th ave

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

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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

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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

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