Wendy Videlock


Everybody’s a Critic

Sunny, yes,
and a little too windy,
edgy, sure,

and awfully trendy,
rhymed, yes,
like a machete,

earnest, check,
and a little too friendly,
earthy, yes,

with airs aplenty,
lengthy, yes,
and awfully empty.

Wendy Videlock lives in a small agricultural town on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, The Hudson Review, The New York Times, Poetry, The Hopkins Review, The Shit Creek Review, and other disparate venues. Her books are available from Able Muse Press and EXOT Books. Wendy is also a two-time finalist for Colorado poet laureate, and a visual artist whose paintings are featured in galleries throughout western Colorado.