After death
make plaster casts
of the footprints
as they did
with the faces
of the greats.
Imagine the backside
of a fresco.


A millipede
under a leaf.
A rabbit’s foot
catches the edge
of the leaf.
The insect’s rest
is undisturbed.
The legs curving
like distant hills.

Peter Waldor | Mudlark No. 36
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