You Must

You Must

not follow one word after the other.

for these sentences to make sense.

You must start reading mid


or better still at the end of the block

of words to get the full picture.

A false impression is gained

by reading left to right.

Other possibilities must be explored

than this prescriptive indoctrination

into the proper and correct

way to understand written English.

Please begin here.

Paul Brookes

Paul Brookes is a shop asst. His chapbooks include The Fabulous Invention Of Barnsley, (Dearne Community Arts, 1993). The Headpoke and Firewedding (Alien Buddha Press, 2017), A World Where and She Needs That Edge (Nixes Mate Press, 2017, 2018) The Spermbot Blues (OpPRESS, 2017), Port Of Souls (Alien Buddha Press, 2018),Please Take Change (, 2018)

Forthcoming Stubborn Sod, (Alien Buddha Press, 2019), As Folk Over Yonder ( Afterworld Books, 2019). He edits The Wombwell Rainbow Interviews.


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