Bonbon Oiseau

Losing is Also Ours

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"Losing is Also Ours; and even forgetting
has a shape in the permanent realm of mutation.
Things we've let go of circle, and though
we are rarely a center
of these circles: they trace around
us the unbroken figure."
-Rainer Marie Rilke
February 7th, 1924

Penned with J. Herbin ink, a beautiful old French ink that's been around since the 1700's and who's maker, a sailor named J. Herbin made ink for Louis XIV, and Victor Hugo". Also used is a rich walnut brown ink made by hand by the owners of Monograph Bookwerks from the walnuts from their tree in Portland, Oregon. Hand lettered on beautiful cream 6"x8" Arches cotton rag laid paper.

Unframed, packaged flat and safe in archival tissue and hard envelope.