in the dream
a gymnasium spot-filled
with yoginis
rolling out my mat i arrange for
more space
_______

in the space that was
once bed i
peaceful warrior and
chataranga
morning light thrown down
onto mat and
arms and
skin
_______

in the future spiral bed
hula-hoeing we
attempt to explain/practice harmonizing
beginning with i’m a little teapot
and ending on when i fly
let me fly
like a bird
with no regrets
joyfully

_______

alyson and i discussing the finer
elements of fuck youness, we’re fabulousness
body-reclaiming theory while
we dry off and re-dress
post-frisbee at pond edge
_______

unnamed phenomenon:
the politeness and restraint with which
a gathering of people exercise
to leave the last:
cookie, muffin, slice of cake/pie etc. uneaten
_______

motown philly
clocking in at three minutes and 55 seconds

matching the duration of today’s ab challenge plank hold
i press play and start
the timer and we hover/hold
(and dolphin, and hold…)

_______

dangling gold mardi gras beads
for holden held in neighboring lap
small hands grabbing on
_______

brightly colored
jolly rancher jellybeans
in silver bowl on
front porch bench-table

_______

our fieldest of fields
i refer to look-fartherwhere we spent late morning
bare footed and hilling
potatoes with too-short hoes

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