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Hexagon: On Truth Title Page
letterpress and line block
5.5" x 10.5"
2015
Hexagon: On Truth Pages 4 and 5
letterpress
5.5" x 10.5"
2015
Hexagon: On Truth Pages 6 and 7
letterpress
5.5" x 10.5"
2015
Hexagon: On Truth Pages 10 and 11
letterpress and line block
5.5" x 10.5"
2015
Hexagon: On Truth Pages 16 and 17
letterpress
5.5" x 10.5"
2015
Hexagon: On Truth Colophon
letterpress
5.5" x 10.5"
2015

Hexagon: On Truth, by Dave Snyder, is a meditation on Maurice Mæterlinck’s 1901 The Life of the Bee, telescopes, habits and the color red.

Images: 2 drawings, printed from line blocks, by Isak Applin
Edition: 110 copies letterpress printed on Zerkall Book paper
Typeface: Linotype Palatino
Printers: Isak Applin and David Wolfe
Size: 5 ½” x 5 ¼”, 22 pages

Hexagon: On Truth previously appeared in Quarterly West and the Best American Poetry: 2008. Our edition was published by the short-lived Stylite Press. A copy was recently acquired by the Joan Flasch Artists Book Collection in Chicago, where it may be read in the library by appointment.

Dave Snyder is a writer and grower living in New York City. His work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Colorado Review, Sentence: A Journal Of Prose Poetry, the Huffington Post, and Best American Poetry. He has worked as a farmer, English teacher, radio producer and cartographer.

Ordering Information: Hexagon: On Truth chapbooks are $15 (includes shipping within the U.S. and Canada) and may be ordered via paypal by clicking here. Residents of other nations, or individuals who wish to pay by check, should email isak (at) titanandweald (dot) com for shipping and payment details.