-55 Days, Countdown to Menopause

This past summer I began mentally (and then Facebook) cataloguing the progress of night heat:

In addition to the fox den off my studio door & promising strides with my work of memoir (strides may be too promising a word), this summer has featured new & ever surprising releases–elegantly exploring my body–like a steamroller…

1. between the breasts
2. behind the knees
3. crook of the arms
4. spine
5. inner thighs
6. lower back
7. third eye
8. wrists
9. buttocks
10. temples
11. earlobes
12. shoulder blades
13. cheeks
14. forehead
15. upper lip
16…