• Image of Wish – W.S. Merwin
  • Image of Wish – W.S. Merwin

“Wish” by W.S. Merwin from The Essential W.S. Merwin, Copper Canyon Press. This two-sided print shows the poem in its original form, with Merwin’s own handwriting reproduced via photopolymer. On the back, the poem is handset in metal type.

Letterpress print
Photopolymer plate & handset metal type, Simpson Archival
6x9 inches, 3 inks
First edition, 125 copies