The boy with the
draws a circle in the dirt,
puts a fine point on the matter,
closes creation in its circumference
and knows that it is good.
The man draws
in the dirt with his finger,
his mind making a quick calculation
before looking up to free the adulteress
who has come full circle to herself.
dropped by passers-by,
a fine point having been put on the matter,
and the woman, now centered
in the circumference of her soul,
knows that it is good.