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WARNINGS - Nicanor Parra

In case of fire
do not use elevators
use stairways
unless otherwise instructed

No smoking
No littering
No shitting
No radio playing
unless otherwise instructed

Please Flush Toilet
After Each Use
Except When Train
Is Standing At Station
Be Thoughtful
Of The Next Passenger

Onward Christian Soldiers
Workers of the World unite
we have nothing to loose but our life
Glory be to the Father
.............................. & to the Son
to the Holy Ghost
unless otherwise instructed

By the way
we also hold these truths to be self evident
that all man are created equal
that they have been endowed by their creator
with certain inalienable rights
that among these are Life
......... & the pursuit of Happiness

& last but not least
that 2 + 2 makes 4
unless otherwise instructed

de Poemas para combatir la calvicie. Antología. (Santiago, 6ªed., Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1998)

Nicanor Segundo Parra Sandoval (n. San Fabián de Alico, Chile, 5 de setembro de 1914)