A three-voice performance poem by Michael Dylan Welch, Lorri Lambert-Smith, and Jane Silberstein, read by three poets lying down with feet to the audience (see more photos below). Lines in the same rows below are recited simultaneously. Written and performed 2 November 2008 at LitFuse in Tieton, Washington for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), in response to a workshop exercise led by Mimi Allin. Not previously published.
Begin by shaking conch-shell shaker to summon the dead.
Shake the shaker again to end.