January 1996

Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1996
11 x 11 cm, 4pp black on white folding card. The poem internally reads:

VILLAGE

red houses.
yellow houses
blue houses
greenhouses

Gabriele Münter was a female German expressionist painter from the turn of the 20th century. Her work often showed rural landscapes including villages with the colours being bright (like Fauvism). Finlay's poem listing these bright buildings ends humorously with the pun of "greenhouses". VG+.

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