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A Vision / wealth is an object outside us, a thing that makes no difference, subsistence is the work of history, air, iron, corn, diamond, are things independent of us. they become a reality only by use or consumption: whatever we are, is a gift of time and place, accidental and purely relative, each of us is equal (=). what does this tell us? that there exists a world more just towards which we can aspire. (source text: Karl Marx, Das Kapital). This erasure poem is has been digitally blacked out, leaving these words, and decorated in simple digital line drawings of hands and flowers in yellow, green and white.
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Maggie is the second prize winner in the Erasure Poetry Challenge and the third Bloodaxe Archive challenge, The Re-Re-Re-Drafting Challenge on Young Poets Network. She is the third-prize winner in August Challenge #1: Re-mixing History, Fiction and the Unexpected. She is additionally commended in the Timothy Corsellis Prize 2019; in August challenge #3 on meta-poetry, written and judged by Foyle Young Poet Danique Bailey in 2019; and in August challenge #4 on the poetics of interrogation, written and judged by Foyle Young Poet Kara Jackson in 2019.

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Maggie is the second prize winner in the Erasure Poetry Challenge and the third Bloodaxe Archive challenge, The Re-Re-Re-Drafting Challenge on Young Poets Network. She is the third-prize winner in August Challenge #1: Re-mixing History, Fiction and the Unexpected. She is additionally commended in the Timothy Corsellis Prize 2019; in August challenge #3 on meta-poetry, written and judged by Foyle Young Poet Danique Bailey in 2019; and in August challenge #4 on the poetics of interrogation, written and judged by Foyle Young Poet Kara Jackson in 2019.

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a vision

Maggie Wang

A Vision / wealth is an object outside us, a thing that makes no difference, subsistence is the work of history, air, iron, corn, diamond, are things independent of us. they become a reality only by use or consumption: whatever we are, is a gift of time and place, accidental and purely relative, each of us is equal (=). what does this tell us? that there exists a world more just towards which we can aspire. (source text: Karl Marx, Das Kapital). This erasure poem is has been digitally blacked out, leaving these words, and decorated in simple digital line drawings of hands and flowers in yellow, green and white.