Long Live the Weeds (2014) By Theodore Roethke. 3.5 by 2.5 inches. 18 pages, $850.
This is a one-of-a-kind book was calligraphed, illustrated and bound by Donna Thomas using Peter's handmade paper. The text is by Theodore Roethke. Watercolor illustrations of weeds surround text of poem. The text is Coptic sewn into wooden (koa) boards. The binding is housed in leather container, fashioned after an early Coptic book satchel. Leather leaves have been hand stitched around the satchel. The satchel has a bone clasp made by Donna from elk bone.
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