Do ants ever walk backwards? He wonders. They are always changing direction, that’s for sure. Most of the time they move in zigzags. And sometimes they make big circles. But you never see an ant retrace its steps. Walk backwards. Imagine that.
I wonder what else I con see, now that I can see clearly?
The tablet does not want to be at the bottom of the glass. I can see that. It wants to escape. It sheds weight. Bubbles form, wanting to help. The tablet rises unsteadily but, oh, it flips over and the bubbles leave empty-handed. More bubbles form. They are winning this battle. The tablet rises, triumphant, back to the surface. I feel better already. I wonder what else I can see, now that I can see clearly?
Look at the letter a,
she says to herself. It’s as if the letter s is hiding there, back-to-front. I had never noticed that before. How wonderful. The letter o. It’s like an egg held safely inside a round world. The designer must have loved that. I wonder what else I can see, now that I can see clearly?