namesake

antler derives its name from william stafford’s poem “a message from the wanderer,” in which an antelope, beginning as a symbol of missed opportunity, later modulates into a symbol of hope, awakening, and community.

we are in no way affiliated with the brilliant poet antler who resides in milwaukee.



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