tradition

 

I found lots of cool stuff that I wanted to post but I’ll try to control myself. First, in light of having recently studied erasure poetry, I thought this book was stunning–it’s by the woman who did Nets based on Shakespeare’s Sonnets. The cover isn’t all that cool but the erasure is, which is the second picture. 

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This is just so insane and so cool looking that it almost makes me reconsider whether I could feel differently toward erasure.  

The next one isn’t traditional, but I wanted to share it because for the first time I actually felt excited about the prospect of trying to make a “book” that wasn’t traditional. This is a big step for me even if I still feel the need to put “book” in quotation marks when it seems more like art and less like a book. I also wanted to find a book with a wood cover because I’d like to do that but I couldn’t find any, which is weird because I’ve come across them on past searches without trying. Go figure.  

 

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