if endings are where reimagining begins

even prose poems especially poems with ragged margins

warn readers to be careful

of tripping


take “two women in a birth” out of Daphne Marlatt & Betsy Warland Double Negative

are off the train in order to be in the dessert no longer

the object of exchange but she-and-she-who-is-singing

(as the women have always sung) this body my

(d)welling place, unearthed.

Like dropping pennies

the one,

the other,

the one another

greek delta of triangular womanly form

at the threshold of phonecian dalet “door”

liminal (door) transformation (delta) possessed by an

enjambement uncovering the unearthed well placed dee

And so for day 56