Wanda Waldera   © 2014 All Rights Reserved

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Nothing is more boring
than photographs of vases,

or photographs of sculpturesó
unless the sculptures happen

to be enjoying sex,
or the vases are broken.

                            This Japanese potter
                            fills a vesselís cracks
                            with molten gold.

Ah, hereís a hip Brit
who creates graffiti
by washing away grime:

From a factory wall
he rubs away whatever

isnít an elephant,

            or a skullís             irritated teeth.

                                            White woods, grasses.

A flower composed         of clean.

Clever letters in the negative
            of leaves blown away:

                                            Think About


Everything is missing you.

W. Vandoren Wheeler
Copyright © 2014  

W. Vandoren Wheeler was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He has published poems in fine publications such as H_ngM_n, Forklift, Swink, and ratemyprofessors.com. His manuscript, The Accidentalist, won the Dorothy Brunsman Prize and was published by Bear Star Press in 2012. He currently teaches in Portland, Oregon.

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