Craig Dworkin’s prompt asks us to fill in an erasure poem. I thought immediately of Mary Ruefle. My source text was her erasure of “Melody: The Story of a Child.” Page 15. from Gwarlingo, a fascinating site that is chock full of art, poetry and other brilliant miscellany curated by Michelle Aldredge.
Here's the cropped original erasure:
Here's my fill in:
Thanks to Craig for the prompt. It’s a superb idea. I will likely turn this into something longer.