seats of belonging

Upper Left:
When I hear the phrase “seats of belonging”
I imagine swings floating
free in space
swinging back and forth
on their chains
and some how this
comforts me.

Lower Left:
(math/physics) a quantity possessing both magnitude and direction
(biology) an organism that transmits a pathogen

Upper Right:
(computers) a one dimensional array
(in my brain) a velocity of affect

Lower Right:
“He wanted to know about my travels. I told him I was a traveler only in the sense that I covered distances. I traveled between places, never in them.”
– DeLillo, NAMES, (Vintage Books, 1983), p 143


In case my typing is illegible…