we sit there. watching these videos. about straw bales.
we sit there. and watching videos about the foundation.
whether to have it float in the air to cushion our love making
or place it on the womb of our mother. grounded to the touch.
strawbales need to be away from moisture. we do not. we need
the waters of our love to flow. over and over. in every inch
of the house. they tell us that you can only make rectangle
strawbale homes. she googles this. to expose the lie. because
we want round. we know circle. it is the breath that keeps our
lips together. we know circle. it is the way we spiral and dance
and carry this conversation. looking at this dream from all angles.
pushing into the crevices . where we will place a mantle. a nook.
where we will place mud and our naked kiss and an altar. a crevice.
where we dig into the earth. make home. of hope. of hammer and nails.
of strawbales and embraces. of trees and our rooted arms wrapping
and warming. did you know a well insulated strawbale home can be
warmed by a candle. and well insulated naked touch can insulate
a home over and over where insulation cant. did you know that this
plan keeps growing and breathing. through the anti-meeting about
the meeting about the meeting. this plan keeps growing and breathing.
through our poems. through our naked song. through coloring books.
beadwork. land grants. 501 CCC’s and every possible breath and push
we can put into it. into the hands of mud. into the feel of planning. into
the wings of every word and love we put into it.