Marjorie Welish


This Near That

Imagine a logic of like size
arresting exteriors, even as interiors are restless

skeptical, or defective relative to use
as a reservoir, aqueduct, or kiosk.

"A small simple sheltering or enclosing structure."
A locale requiring a lid is logically incomplete.

A definition of pluses
"and occurring in multiples" readily modular

if verbally reconfigured, may be reconfigured
as follows: "a structural reduction in answer to Tatlin."

Across a wall is a something
Something designates a wall.

"Something having a flat bottom and four upright sides" is a delegate
of sets of descriptions. Our professed subject.