Let us assign the cube to earth. (Plato)
In this Muladhara Lotus is the square region of Prthivi. (Purnananda)
per plane; six planes.
lightning, a square
eight shining spears.
Shifting plates on
a spinning sphere;
a molten core.
My mother, toes
at dawn among
This poem first appeared in the Bridges 2020 Poetry Anthology (ed. Sarah Glaz), Tessellations Publishing, Phoenix, Arizona.
There is a recording of Marian reading this and other poems on the Bridges 2020 Virtual Poetry Reading website