They put a map in the entrance hall called Danger Zones.
Everyday a teacher would update it with new names
of places in the world where there was a lot of trouble:
Belgian Congo, Cuba, Berlin, Algeria, Kenya, Cuba, Berlin.
New names were added to our vocabulary, each
carrying it heavy freight of dark meaning:
Lumumba, Eichmann, Castro, Kennedy, Khrushchev-
we added them to our mythologies the same way
we added new names to our cast of characters
from movies like 7th Voyage of Sinbad-
Cyclops, Medusa and Skeleton Warrior
in live animation that was so nearly lifelike.