Your first language is nostalgia.
When I learnt to spell at school
They told us not to say “SS”
But “double S’’.
What do you know about mouths?
You have to stamp your little letters
With spit to send them out.
Who got to pick the sound of your voice?

Do not say “SS”.
“S”s require spit.
They draw attention.
How old is all this intention?
Just born and full of sounds
Your first language is nostalgia.
Be observant of the stops.
This one is full of stops.

Do not say “SS”.
Do not say “socialism” anymore either.
Obstruct the airflow in the vocal tract
Before vowels.
Prevent vibration.
Mouth dry and pausing.
Wait, neatly
– accommodate
– attention.

Your first language is nostalgia.
Your first language comes with stories.
So make good use of your teeth.
Fought, sought, thought –
Thinking, thoughts. Cause turbulence,
Plot holes and dental friction:
This, that, the, those, that one, the other one: I.
Once you know about mouths
Your first language is nostalgia.