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lettuce lettuce please go bad Featured on Read Local BC

lettuce lettuce please go bad, the poetry and visual art collection by Tiziana La Melia is featured on Read Local BC’s selection of books inspired by the wild garden.

lettuce lettuce please go bad uses the idea of compost as composition – since the organic process of recycling leaves, words, or food scraps into valuable fertilizer enriches both soil and human life – the book draws on divination systems, herbal healing rituals, the cycles of the moon, experiences of stress and grief, and inherited and invented agricultural practices to tease out a poetics of rural embodied language.

Check out Read Local BC’s full list here.

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