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Twice As Nice Signal Poem

i want to say something about the men in my life (i am a woman).

there are two men in my life and there always are.

there are always two of everything in my life,

and one day i shall write about it.

(among the sisters i have two zakiyyahs! who woulda thunk?)


in the meantime i can draft a poem about writing a book

about the twice as nice signal, the twoness, that lets me know

life is watching and being playful and giving me back some humor

i usually do not get. it lets me in on this one.

this is elementary enough, we can show her, life says.


so i go through life looking and watching my step

being careful not to trip because i have not noticed that twin.

the way is often smoothed for me because I be the sky.

no wonder that my term with menfolk lasts for some time.

they keep me grounded, hold out their roots,


then we two become one.


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