in search of shifts

As always, the project I am working on has become a lens through which I see my everyday life.  Objects, buildings, books I have considered on a daily basis take on a new tone. I haven't had much time to work on my Shift book since November, but I have had shifts on my mind for weeks. Today I dig through some books in my collection in search of some.

A Shift in Structure Live, from the Delay by Ryan Flaherty, designed and printed by Friedrich Kerksieck of Small Fires Press.

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In order to accommodate some unusual line lengths and long format poetry, This book can be shaken out into a wall hanging, complete with eyelets.

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A Shift in Materials Thirst or Surfeit by Elizabeth Robinson, designed and printed by Emily Tipps of High5 Press.

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Another instance of line length problem solving that I particularly like. Tipps has used handmade paper to create a framework for poetry of different length and size.

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A Shift in Direction Self Dual, by Ellen Knudson of Crooked Letter Press

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A book about a series of round trip journeys.

A Shifting Image By-and-by by Amy Bloom, imagery by M. Jordan Tierney, Designed and Printed by Robin Price, Publisher.