Casey Gardner
Set in Motion Press
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She Carries a Mercury Vapor Light...

 

 


Incantatory Ignition,  flying metal type, seeds of fire and atomic dancers

Wonder Might Ignite is the second edition of this book, the first was called, I Wonder What it Might Ignite. For this edition, I added to the poem and re-drew the images, deploying a graphic explosimeter to reflect the light and dark aspects of ignition. 

Letterpress printed, accordion binding

Size closed: 5.5 x 9 inches; open: 11 x 9 inches

Edition: 25  Price 500



She prods her flaws of fury
to a spiral of
lament shimmering. 

She touches off a whirl
of wishes
smoke swirling
in rhapsodic irrelevance.

 

She says,
it's a trick I'm learning to do.