Nottingham: Tarasque Press, 1968

25.6 x 10.4cm, 20pp plus tissue end papers and original card covers. Printed typographic dustjacket. An artist’s book published by Stuart Mill’s press – seven couplet poems (poems that have two lines, one above the other separated by a thick line) by Finlay are illustrated below by Robert Frame. Each first line has a subject and ends with the word poem – indicating the word or letters below ARE the poem.

One such poem is

The Windmill’s Poem



The X of course being a letter that looks like the sails of a windmill.

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