A pairing of Susanna Roxman’s poem October (© 1995) with paintings by Alicia Bailey presents both the bleakness and chill of autumn landscape and the pervasive sense that autumn prophecies a period of decline along with the awareness that this decline into dormancy heralds a period of renewed vigor and growth in the spring.
Book cover: birds nest paper, book cloth, handwritten spine, ribbon. Text pages: color copy on Mohawk superfine text with handpainted/stamping on backside.Box is covered with pastepaper and is adorned with glass/metal bead sculpture. 28 pages, each page illustrated
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