WELCOME TO MY WEBSITE.
I have been making illustrated books for over thirty years, beginning with tiny books for family and expanding now to books intended for children and grown-ups, all who like poetry and pictures. I am working on a series of illustrated books using contemporary poetry to guide me.  I also search for poems in the headlines of newspapers for my Found Poetry project. I work with watercolor, woodcut prints, linocuts, and cut paper. I hope you enjoy looking at the pictures. Some of my books have been published under the imprint, ALLYNPAPERWORKS, which you can find here.

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"who would eat hunger itself / had it pith and gristle enough," 2022
From Bathypelagic Love, with "The Ugly" by John Glenday. 

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"and others / build nests / have chicks / warm them / feed them, " 2019
From Poetry and Birds with "Words are Birds" by Francisco X. Alarcon

 

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Tiny Dancers;  Forces Show Up in our Darkest Hour; Caught in a Rising Firey Tempest;
Found Poems, cut from the New York Times and the Boston Globe, and illustrated, 2022

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God, who thinks about / poetry all the time, breathes happily as He / repeats to himself: there are fish in the net," 2018
From Fishing in the Keep of Silence by Linda Gregg.

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""and in twenty years they all came back / in twenty years or more," 2020
From Lands Where the Jumblies Live, with "The Jumblies by Edward Lear, 

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Thanks for visiting. Check PROJECTS for more work and FOUND POEMS for more poems.