14x21 cm, 24 pages, 250 gsm white Strata cover,
sewn with azure twist.
The fractal image on the cover is by Jack Orman
and is used with the artist’s permission.
The first part of this essay originally appeared in a slightly different form
in the Notre Dame Review, #4 (Spring 1997), and the second in #5
The essay considers the following texts:
Randolph Healy, Envelopes Cambridge: Poetical Histories, 1996, unnumbered pp.
Trevor Joyce, stone floods Dublin: New Writers’ Press, 1995, 52 pp.
Billy Mills, Properties of Stone London: Writers’ Forum, 1996, 41 pp.
Billy Mills, Five Easy Pieces Plymouth, UK: Shearsman Books, 1997, unnumbered
Maurice Scully. The Basic Colours. Durham, UK: Pig Press,
1994. 60 pp.
Geoffrey Squires. Landscapes and Silences. Dublin: New Writers’
Press, 1996. 60 pp.
Catherine Walsh. Idir Eatortha and Making Tents. London: Invisible
Books, 1996. 85 pp.
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