It’s been animated by Kat Burns.
What I miss in viewing the animation is the columnar display of the poem on the page.
Thermometer, A Diagram of
The human body
between two points
Who & Where: Souvankham Thammavongsa. Residual (2006, Greenboathouse Books, Victoria, B.C.)
What I admire in this poem is the restraint and the ghosting of “where”. See the two points. These stanzas omit the expected “where”: The point/ water freezes. Its omission here gives added strength to its appearance later: This / is where. It’s an effect trained by attentive staring at a thermometer and the meniscus of the mercury. And how.
And so for day 1461