The Anther's Fire is a stark and powerful new poem by Autumn Richardson, continuing her exploration of metempsychosis begun in Ajar To The Night.

I offer my eyes that you may see

when will you weary of profanity

and recognise breath within bark

pulse within stone

the anther's fire?

Released to honour the Winter Solstice, and the Great Alignment of Saturn and Jupiter, The Anther's Fire is available in two editions, both printed on cotton bookwove papers, thread-sewn, and with GF Smith textured loose covers:

Solanum Edition of 12

 

- The Anther’s Fire thread-sewn booklet
- Amethyst cover with debossed sigil
- Four signed photographic prints
- Four colour-field cards, time-infused with individual plant decoctions
- Handwoven wild tussah silk enclosure
- Glass phial of solstitial incense
- Presentation box with coverplate
- Wax-sealed and stamped
- Signed and numbered

 

Pre-orders are open now. Shipping commences in early January.

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Hypericum Edition of 72

 

- The Anther’s Fire thread-sewn booklet

- Saffron cover with debossed sigil

- Signed and numbered

Pre-orders are open now. Shipping commences in early January.

The Solstitial incense is a blend of twelve primary ingredients: four resins, four dried plants and four essential oils, including Frankincense, Gentian root, Mistletoe and Juniper.

The delicate colour-fields comprise infusions (from between 4 to 12 hours) of four plants native to Britain and Ireland:

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
Juniper berry (Juniperus communis)
Elder (Sambucus nigra)
Rose-hips from the wild Dog-rose (Rosa canina)

All incense and colour-field ingredients were either wild gathered by the author or sourced ethically and sustainably.

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