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Gauntlet Press of Richard Outram and Barbara Howard
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Title By Year1972. EROS INCARNATE
First LineBEYOND the reach
CreatorsOutram, Richard Daley, 1930-2005
Howard, Barbara, 1926-2002
PublisherGauntlet Press
Place of Publication[Toronto]
Date1972
DescriptionOne sheet, 44 x 14 cm, with single folds between the title and the poem and above the second engraving, as issued. With two wood engravings: a floral motif, in purple, above the title; a female nude, in red, below the poem. The title is printed in red, the colophon in purple. Saint Valentine's Day 1972.
Size of Original1 folded sheet ([1] p.) ; 44 x 14 cm.
Local Call NumberPS 8579 U92 E764 1972 RARE
RelationAlso published in 1995 in the collection EROS DESCENDING (record number GP-0046).
TypeText
Resource TypeBroadside
FormatImage/jpeg
IdentifierGP-0094
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.
TranscriptBeyond the reach Of any tether, Long desperate For other weather, Bestowed, pathetic, Inhuman, given, As Love informs us We are driven; Erase the halo Round her head; My Love waits, naked, On our bed: My Love, our Love; And, once, again, The sacred proved By the profane, What wound, what waters Bathe her side, What wells of brightness Break my Bride, That such precise Commands of Grace Grow myriad In time and place, As Sacrament Embodied there; What more shall mortal Body bear?
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