From the story-book rhythm to the extremely vulnerable revelations, this poetry gripped me from the first read. Evelyn's words occupy a space between safety and danger, between responsibility and overwhelm, between holding on and letting go. I was immediatey inspired to do it justice with bookarts.
This October, you can get your hands on a book that literally has to be submerged in water in order to be read. You can have that conversation with the water yourself, or you can select a copy that has already been submerged in the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, or Great Lakes. "Conversations with the Ocean" is a drawstring bag that contains three "poster chapbooks": small booklets of poetry that unfold to show a larger illustration on their backs. -B