The Boatman

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A cream-colored broadside with a boat printed to the left side of the text of Carolyn Forché’s poem.

Designed by Lindsay Lusby and James Allen Hall in 2018, this 10-inch by 13-inch broadside featuring text by Carolyn Forché presents a poem that would go on to be published in Forché’s collection In the Lateness of the World in 2020. Forché gave a captivating reading of this poem for the Poetry Center during her January 2020 visit; you can listen to it by clicking here, which will take you to the full reading.

Carolyn Forché. “The Boatman.” Chesterton: Rose O’Neill Literary House Press, 2018.


An angled view of the cream-colored broadside.