A Packet Poem, love for poem spring a butterfly
Manila mailer envelope containing tissue wrapped around packet poem held together with soft cotton rope, wrapped around cardboard printed with green and white paisley print with title written on bottom corner. Paisley board wrapped around black paper wrapped in thin chiffon strip, paper unfolds to white paper, gold paper, blue ribbon, gold ties and black chiffon strips. Opens to layers of green and black woven silk, black crepe, white, crepe, parchment paper, cut up peach chiffon, and thin metallic blue thread holding folded poem in center, signed.
Copyright the Estate of Amelia Etlinger and used with permission. For more information contact the Poetry Collection at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection open for research.
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Sent to Mike Belt, donated to the Poetry Collection by Ellen Marie Helinka.
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987, “A Packet Poem, love for poem spring a butterfly,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed January 27, 2020, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/52286.