For Belgrade Cultural Center's World Poetry Day Manifestation—UNESCO's refreshing counterpoint to National Poetry Month— after a noon tram ride circling the city with live poetic soundtrack for unsuspecting commuters,

Stanka Hrastelj of Slovenia reads behind a rack where poems have infiltrated merchandise—

in our experiment which yields over the course of an hour the unstupefying revelation that citizens in fact even in the former Eastern Bloc don't at all like when language and more modest species of spectacle complicate their shopping.