See also: Carroll's original manuscript!
poem, published as "Valentine" in Void of Course
(p. 99), was first published in 1996 in a limited edition "collection"
called Valentine. The image
shown here is a scan of the poem as it was published, on a 2-3/8"
x 8-1/2" strip of blue paper.
is constructed from words and phrases in the letter the publisher
sent to him inviting him to submit a poem, as shown in a scan
of the actual letter with Carroll's instructions
written on it.
The scan was originally found at