were held

his ambition was to be as tall as a chair. and he felt he would never ever feel such joy in his life.

the day he achieved this. now. to be taller than the mantlepiece. was his goal. to be able

to look at the ornaments. the family photographs. to see the little dish. where his sister’s

baby teeth. were held.

Daniel Lehan has lived in New York, Florence, Finland, and Quebec, and now lives in Dungeness, on the south coast of England, facing France. He delivers collage workshops to a wide range of participants including those in prison. His work, “Book Pages Destroyed By Typewriter,” is included in The New Concrete, Visual Poetry in the 21st Century, published by Hayward Publishing, 2015.

See more of Daniel's work in 12.1 and 12.1 and 11.4 and 11.4 and 11.4 and 11.4 and 11.4 and 11.4 and 11.4 and 11.3 and 10.4 and 10.4 and 10.4 and 2.1

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