As I was reading Instant Killer Wig, the thought occurred to me that the book might simply—”poof”—disappear in my hands, because the poems got into my head—the way they shape shift through all the angles of uncertainty while seeking stasis in a time when the world is literally melting away underneath us. Our shapes and figures will never be united, if we want to be honest about it, and that’s what these poems are: honest—yet at the same time, open to the beautiful, dissembling pr
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From the Primary Phonics series by Educators Publishing Service, this is "The Wig", from Set 1, Book 4 in a large set of phonetic readers for kindergarten through grade four. Each book focuses on a particular phonetic sound in a short, illustrated story. "The Wig" is about a cat and dog that find a wig and create havoc with it. The story utilizes all the short vowel sounds and selected consonants.
The Kali Yuga has already begun. It is 327 BCE. The reviled emperor Mahendra Nanda treacherously invades one of the last free kingdoms of Jambu Morya after assassinating their king under a banner of peace. Arjuna, the crown prince of Morya, retaliates by invading the Magadhan capital of Pataliputra and executing the emperor in his own palace; but his vengeance bring to light a dark secret. The empire itself is servant to a greater power, a power that few even know to exist the Temple of Sorcery,