Exhibits: After the Dam Flooded the Town of Vantage

            with the dam came
          flood      it

                   took forty hours to fill

          a twenty-mile basin   unofficial

mayor said                   we pried homes out &

built town again

          on top of the                canyon

hammered nails in original

                    Structures hauled piece by piece up the new road

          fifties diner relocated

its floor warped

                    Reservoir filled what we abandoned

                             algae-hooded shacks
a planked

          foundation map

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