Paper Poetry

Letter From Home

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It was during my early adolescence that I saw Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film The Birds. Critics were mixed in their reception. I wasn’t. It terrified me. Before I watched the film, I’d thought of birds as benign and decorative. I saw them as accessories for trees and the sky. They looked good …

THE ART OF

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As I flip open to a new page in my journal, I hear the crack of the spine. I run my fingers across the thread that binds it together and think about the evolution of bookbinding and making. I own so many beautiful editions of books and journals, yet I don’t know how they came into existence.