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Only to Live

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Original letterpress print with envelope
A4 (postcard size), 4x6 inches
Archival ink on renewable paper

Printed on a 1901 Golding Jobber press from handset metal type. 1 ink / 1 pass on Mohawk Renewal paper. Type is Garamond and Caslon italic. Credit line on reverse:

From “The River of Bees,” The Second Four Books of Poems, Copper Canyon Press. Copyright 1993 W.S. Merwin. Used by permission.

Envelopes are recycled kraft. Singles are packaged in compostable sleeves; boxes are recycled kraft with glassine.

The poem this excerpt is from is also in Copper Canyon's anthology A House Called Tomorrow, pictured here.