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Gauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
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Title By Year1997 (?). IMMORTAL
First LineYou who assume
CreatorsOutram, Richard Daley, 1930-2005
Howard, Barbara, 1926-2002
Publisher[Gauntlet Press]
Place of Publication[Toronto]
Date[1997?]
DescriptionOne sheet of white cotton paper, 22 x 28 cm. Title of poem is printed in upper case Lithos, in aquamarine. Immediately above is an irregularly formed annulet with the circle incomplete at the base, resembling an ouroboros, in red. Below the title is a quotation from Montaigne, in violet. Poem, in four stanzas, is italicized, printed in black. The first two stanzas are separated from the last two by an annulet enclosing the outline of a square, in red. Beneath the poem is: 'RICHARD OUTRAM', Lithos, in aquamarine; below this is a scroll/wave ornament (from the font 'Beautiful Ornaments Three'), in red.
Size of Original1 sheet ; 22 x 28 cm.
Local Call NumberPS 8579 U92 I34 1997 RARE
TypeText
Resource TypeBroadside
FormatImage/jpeg
IdentifierGP-0074
CollectionGauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
LanguageEng
SourcePrint original in the Rare Books Collection, Memorial University of Newfoundland Libraries.
TranscriptBut you do not die because you are sick, you die because you are alive. Montaigne You who assume in our bright blinding all forever-tendered, ever-mortal guise, in whomsoever's outraged gaze endures the lace flame-adders' always eyes…You who resume to our spun daystar some late, rare, bewildered god's surmise, where self consumed, our shrunken sun become most massy fireclove, kindles, dies…
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