Ferrum Wheel Issue 1 is a packet of poetic raw materials trapped in a manila envelope bearing ric royer's Ferrum Wheel logo. It is an assembling of found ephemera, visual poetry, and manipulated gifts. A limited edition of 50 copies were completed and distributed in August 2001. Contributors included: Mike Basinski, Tawrin Baker, Eric Gelsinger, Adam Caccamise, Tracey Long, ric royer, John Long, Jordan Berry, Chris Fritton, Jessica Smith, Matt Chambers, Ashton Royce, Charlene Dickerson, and a fifteen year old girl.
"Ferrum Wheel - Issue 1" - ed. c. fritton and ric royer
not quite words and not quite verbs,
"worbs" - Mike Basinski
oscillating as the wings of a bird,
the folding in and folding out of a
small origami crane reveals a motion poem
"crane" - Jessica Smith
a mystical twist on the age old rabbit's foot,
a two-dimensional familiar.
"druid power friend" - ric royer
raw teenage hope.
"diary entry" - unknown 15 year old female
raw teenage heartbreak.
"diary entry 2" - unknown 15 year old female