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Asarum Canadense, Wild Ginger

Poem by Cathleen Miller
Book design by Rebecca Goodale
Portland, Maine: Rebecca Goodale, 2014. Edition of 8.

Another in Goodale's Threatened and Endangered series. Rebecca Goodale's heart-shaped flags are accompanied by Miller's poem.

Wild ginger, a low perennial with two heart-shaped leaves, is listed in Maine's threatened flora category.

Cathleen Miller: "I am a poet, herbalist, artist, dreamer, gardener, systems-thinker, and special collections librarian living in Portland, Maine. I am an observer, in poems and in life. I write about connection, desire, place, the natural world, and bodies in space."


7.5 x 7"; hybrid structure of 13 flag pages plus an 8-page pamphlet sewn into on fold. Accordion structure extending from back pastedown. 13 flag pages have 3 asymmetric flags per page. Silkscreen and hand painting. Printed on [Katie] MacGregor Handmade Paper. Letterpress text designed and printed by Scott Vile of Ascenius Press. Bound in cloth-covered boards. Numbered. Signed by artist and poet.

Asarum Canadense, Wild Ginger

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