two feet; now four feet
two sets of teeth
two hearts

one surprise chromosome
mine and his, his and mine

a woman once pointed out
that if she were to break her wrist
it might never fully heal
never turn without clicking
lift without weakening

but she could grow a whole new wrist
TWO whole new wrists
inside of her for someone else to use

we are miracles

and the miracle is:
become a vessel

take your supplements
not because the baby needs calcium
but because your body will leach what it needs
right out of your bones to grow his bones
inside of you

the supplements are for me
my body needs constant care and support
my left wrist gives me trouble
I can’t fix it
my priorities are predetermined

he will be just fine

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