What is a poem but a gift
Manila mailer envelope containing packet wrapped in tin foil. packet consists of white frayed 1/2 inch fabric ribbon tied in middle around layers of gold foil paper, tissue, red and white striped wrapping paper, another layer of gold paper, green construction paper, pink, purple, and blue tissue, rose petals, feather, frayed chiffon ribbon, blue and green chiffon, polyester twill, red string, and yellow deconstructed threads. Nested in the packet is “flower love” written on ripped, purple, matte paper.
Copyright the Estate of Amelia Etlinger and used with permission. For more information contact the Poetry Collection at email@example.com.
Collection open for research.
Is Part Of
Sent to Mike Belt, donated to the Poetry Collection by Ellen Marie Helinka.
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987, “What is a poem but a gift,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed November 27, 2021, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/52294.