Syllables broken across the chalkboard, baton in hand, she points, teaching translation of English from Unconscious: Projection is key. Think “Don’t blink” or consider breathing techniques, muscle memory.

Exchanging baton for socket set, she dismantles missiles, rotary phones, marvels when words line insides. She shuffles the letters, pastes them on yellow signs by puddles: No wading, No diving, No swimming and Water too turbulent for human consumption.

Historically speaking,
she holds no interest in history
except for evolution, etymology—
she recently renamed the earth
for everyday imagining.