A measuring stick with its ‘either’ and ‘or’
weighted to balance perfectly
from the midpoint of a head

I want to toss it in crazy loops (throwing like a girl);
shoot it off, one end first, then the other;
float it (if it will) to see how it takes
our water, falls, and waves;
flip it over, make it float back-side up . . .
(How does it balance now?)
I want to twirl it until it’s a lopsided circle, 
twirl at all angles — a sphere
of sorts — as I run around doing whatever
 I do, not trying to be careful.
Maybe then, Mr. Aristotle,
logic will measure this world’s
givens, therefores and takens instead —
not just the flat place in a head.
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