the slow movement akin to

the bits of dream scrap
that fade in and out again
as i lay on the table
face down
while keren does the rib roll
the slow movement something akin to tai chi
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juniper and kevin and ann and i
laughing in the co-op parking lot
about the how-many-minutes phenomena:
how many minutes into a conversation
will it be until juniper mentions
katie bowman or minimalist shoes
vs. how many minutes into a conversation
will it be until i make a fart joke