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Ready for another scratchcard poem object? Our new poetry object by Derek Beaulieu is here to give you a hint about the future of poetry! These scratchcards come in a pack of 4 and are enclosed in an elegant glassine pouch. They are a stylish bunch with a matte smooth finish. The paper used for the cards is 100% recyclable and is made with 60% recycled materials and 0% chlorine.


Derek Beaulieu's fortune cards combine visual poetry with suggestions and imaginings of what poetry could be if we untethered it from the page.


Concerned with playing too much? Worry not, too much poetry never harmed anyone.

Scratchcard Future Poems by Derek Beaulieu

  • 85 x 55 mm

    350 gsm

    4 scratchcards per pack

    First edition of 400

    Launched: 18 August 2023

    Poem Atlas (London)

  • Derek Beaulieu is the author and editor of over twenty-five collections of poetry, prose, and criticism. His most recent volume of fiction, Silence, was published by Sweden’s Timglaset Books, and his most recent volume of poetry, Surface Tension, was published by Toronto’s Coach House Books. Beaulieu has served as poet laureate of both Calgary and Banff, and is the Director of Literary Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

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