Carving a New Block

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Friday afternoon I began making a new block to illustrate my poem “If We Stop Teaching Cursive.” I transferred the design to the block, and . . .

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began carving the inverted design. I hope to get it finished by next week. I want to make note cards with the print on the outside and the poem on the inside with room to write.

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Late last year I made three limited edition broadside prints with my own block prints. I selected three poems that were included in the 2013 Writing from Inlandia anthology. The print above illustrates “A Dammed Life.”

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“On Seeing the Cost of Time Change”

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“Riding the Flexible Flyer”