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Alec Finlay

Mesostic Herbarium Plant Labels

Artist and poet Alec Finlay has created beautiful word poems from a wide range of tree, plant and flower names. The poems wonderfully combine creativity with the rules of a set structure – “choose a plant, its name gives a stem; compose a poem, one word per line”.

A small selection of plant labels can be seen here. More works are available to view at Ingleby Gallery.

Please contact Ingleby Gallery to confirm availability of particular plant labels or for a complete list of available works.


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