Codename

“Why look for glyphs?” Readymade Ancestor asks. Were she lakeside, she’d say nothing. She flusters Flashmob even further by singing (off-key) a waulking song: Hill ù ill ì ill è hó. (Those words work even without wool fresh from a urine vat, without hands pounding-n-twisting). Pearl hears it as Zikir Ya Allah—pulsing multivocal warble of Sufis fingering prayer beads.

does this make my goat look fat?

This is another logogram for Vitus (wine) or syllable wi.