Before she begins her work, Narrett mostly plans it out. She collages collected imagery and maps out where the Baby Yoda Cute Santa I’m not short I’m Christmas 2020 shirt and by the same token and story will take her, but she also leaves a bit of room for serendipity. “I think of it almost as word choice for rhyming in songs or poetry,” she says. “You start out looking for a word that, of course, fits the meaning that you intend, but the selection is also based on its phonetic qualities. So some of the meaning of the poem is shaped because it works formally.” It’s a lengthy process; Whisper Like a Magnet took one month to plan and six months to create.