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artists' books; homelessness; haiku; Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States


4 leaves (folded into house shape). "Sheets is a cycle of haiku by Dolores Connelly, each poem capturing a moment within a season. These haiku are excerpted with permission of the author from A Twisted Balance, One-Line Haiku and a Few Senryu, an unpublished collection of one hundred haiku dedicated to people forced from their homelands or houses"--Colophon. Title and statement of responsibility from colophon printed on the inside bottom of the cardboard box. "The text and ornaments are handset and letterpress printed on handmade abaca [paper] and housed in boxes made with Paper Studio's recycled cardboard box paper .. printed and bound by Jessica Spring in an edition of 30."--Colophon. The paper is folded into house shapes with the text printed on the "roof" of each house. "The ongoing cycle of homelessness throughout a year is reflected in the patterns and cycling colors printed on the interior of each paper house, muted but shining through translucent fiber"--Jessica Spring. Library has copy no. 6.

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Tacoma, Washington : Springtide Press, 2010.


©Tacoma, Washington : Springtide Press, 2010.

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handmade; poetry; patterned paper; letterpress printing; haiku


in box (16 x 12 x 7 cm)




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