“Teachers & Their Prey*”


scholars and pupils

both heads down into their screens

miss world(s) going by

 

  • (A teacher – because he’s tall and wears a longsleeved white shurt, slacks and shoes – and a student (see before) pass each other along the middle school’s outermost perimeter, a fancyfied prison nonetheless, each bent over and peering intently into smartphone screens, the world – at least one of them – going by unnoticed.  Wonder what would happen should they collide: what would happen should they look up – and out?)

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