they float in
on ether heels
one after another
crisp white sheets
launched from the same
Xerox with
outstretched hand
how are you

how wasteful
the massed
patient pusher
bean counter

how am I—
surely they see
the paper doll
on their
paper sheets


Wanda Morrow Clevenger lives in Hettick, IL. Over 300 pieces of her work appear in 115 print and electronic publications. Her debut book, This Same Small Town in Each of Us, is available postage-free in the US via email request at: A full-length poetry manuscript is currently stalking unsuspecting press editors.

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