Poetry Broadsides

 Handmade letterpress broadsides, ready for framing. Shipped in protective packaging.



  
The Statue of Saint Francis
Lawrence Ferlinghetti

$75.00

Published by Soheyl Dahi of Sore Dove Press in March 2009 in honor of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's 90th birthday. The broadside was designed & printed letterpress Bill Roberts in Dover, DE. 6 x 12.25 inches.

Only 100 printed. Limited stock.

Signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

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Pity the Nation (After Khalil Gibran)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti

$40.00

First edition printed in Kathmandu, Nepal on handmade "lokta" paper in multi-colored inks in a limited edition of 250 (hand numbered). Color of paper is ivory and forest green. Ships rolled in a protective case. 17 x 23 inches.

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Poetry as Insurgent Art
Lawrence Ferlinghetti

$75.00

Selected lines by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, from Poetry as Insurgent Art, copyright 2007 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Reprinted by permission of New Directions. Letterpress printed by Jubilation Press, Ashland, OR. Designed by Sue Rouzie. 11 1/4 x 17 inches.

300 printed, numbered, limited stock.

Signed by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

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Vipera Berus
Czeslaw Milosz

$30.00

Translated from the Polish by the author & Robert Hass.Reprinted from Lyric Poetry Review with the permission of the author, summer 2003. Printed at Littoral Press, Oakland CA

11.5 x 7.75

Edition of 200



 
  
The Late Cold War
Brenda Hillman

$40.00

Designed and printed by Lisa Rappaport at Littoral Press, Oakland CA to benefit the Squaw Valley Community of Writers Scholarship Fund. October 2009

12x9



 
  
The Problem of Describing Color
Robert Hass

$50.00

This poem was printed on the occasion of the author's reading at Prairie Lights on the 14th of May, 2010. "The Problem of Describing Color" appears in Time and Materials (2008) and The Apple Trees at Olema (2010), both published by Eco Press, New York, New York. Shari DeGraw and Ian Stewart letterpress printed the sheets on a Vandercook Proof Press. Speical thanks to Cheryl Doering for granting permission to reproduce her drawing. Empyean Press :: Iowa City. 14.5 x 12.75 inches.

150 copies printed, limited stock.

Signed by the poet.

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Penelope's Song
Diane Di Prima

$30.00

Previously unpublished Loba poem
Littoral Press September 2007  Italian Old Style type printed in black ink on Somerset velvet soft white.

11"x7.5". Edition of 125



 
  
When I Died
Mark Irwin

$40.00

Printed at Lettre Sauvage, Santa Paula, California, 2007. Pushcart Press XXVIII, 2004. Originally appeared in Hotel Amerika. 9 x 11 inches.

Numbered, limited stock.

Signed by the poet.

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Love Poem
Kiki Petrosino

$40.00

"Love Poem" was printed to mark the occasion of the Life of Discovery exchange organized by the University of Iowa International Writing Program and held in Beijing, Dunhuang, and Xi'an, China, in May 2009. Special thanks to the Chinese Writer's Association and the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, whose support made the exchange possible. The Chinese translation is by Liang Yan. Empyrean press :: Iowa City, Iowa.12 x 9 inches.

65 copies printed, limited stock.

Signed by Kiti Petrosino.

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Lacandons
Eliot Weinberger

$40.00

This poem was printed in celebration of the International Writing Program's 40th anniversary at the University of Iowa. "Lacandons" first appeared in An Elemental Thing published by New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2007. The typeface is Rialto and the paper is Rives Heavyweight. The image is adapted from a photograph taken by Trudi Blom during her visit to the Lacandon Rain Forest in 1943. Empyrean Press 2007. 16.5 x 8 inches.

125 copies printed, numbered, limited stock.

Signed by Eliot Weinberger. 

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I Am the Door
Andrew Joron

$50.00

This poem was printed from Gill Sans types on Hahnmühle photo paper. Photograph by Joseph Patrick. Letterpress printed by Shari DeGraw for Black Square Editions, New York City, 2009. 16 x 8.5 inches.

50 copies printed, numbered, llimited stock.

Signed by poet and photographer.

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Manatee/Humanity
Anne Waldman

$40.00

First edition printed poem in Kathmandu, Nepal on handmade "lokta" paper. Blue and black ink on turquoise paper with intricate illustrations. Numbered, limited edition. 17 x 23 inches. Ships rolled in a protective case.

Shivastan Publishing, 2008.

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Cecil
Rene Ricard

$40.00

First edition printed poem in Kathmandu, Nepal on handmade "lokta" paper. Red ink on turquoise paper with intricate dragon illustration. 29.5 x 20 inches. Numbered, limited edition. Ships rolled in a protective case.

Shivastan Publishing, 2008.



 
  
Allen Ginsberg Dying
Lawrence Ferlinghetti

$40.00

First edition printed in Kathmandu, Nepal on handmade "lokta" paper in black and red inks in a limited edition of 333 (hand numbered). Color of paper is orange, ivory, gold. Ships rolled in a protective case.

Written in 1997 while Ginsberg was calling close friends to announce his impending death, this broadside is a historical documentation of the relationship between two of the most important members of the Beat generation.

Shivastan Publishing, 2005



 
  
Ponds, in Love
C.D. Wright

$30.00

Charcoal grey and turquoise ink on grey BFK Rives or Magnani Pescia; the poem is set in Cochin, with Goudy Open for the titling. 9.5x12.5 inches. Edition of 70. Signed by author.

Littoral Press, 2006



 
  
I Speak of the Jazz Poets
Jack Crimmins

$20.00

A painterly element was brought into the design by printing the title (set in wood type) and the oak leaves in multicolor– the ink color shades from deep blue through green to acid yellow. The highly textured paper is from the St. Armand mill in Montreal. The text of the poem is handset Italian Oldstyle lead type.

Edition of 200, to celebrate the publication of the author's first book. Signed.

Littoral Press, 2005