BEFORE PROCEEDING

A scattered manifesto, which is the point.

BID FOR POSTERITY.
ASSEMBLE HOMILIES.
CHANT FROM ROOF-
TOPS: MYSTERY IS
FOR THE MASSES. BE
MEAN TO MEANING.
SALUTE FOREIGN
WARDS. PUT REVEL
IN REVELATION. PUT
VEIL IN REVEILLE.
COUNT HEARTS ONLY.
GRANT FAVORS IN
PENNIES AND LAUGH.
DANCE WHEN YOU HAVE
LEARNED THE STEPS.
BUNGEE ON ARRIVAL,
ADO ON DEPARTURE.
FILL POCKETS WITH
OLD DIRT. CARRY THE
MOST IMPORTANT
NUMBERS ON STRINGS.
INCLUDE BITTER LEMON
DROPS AMONG ESSEN-
TIALS. IGNORE FURNI-
TURE. (WHORLS, HINTS,
CEREAL, ADHESION, IN-
VITATION OR ACCIDENT)
REMARK THAT WARN-
INGS ARE FOR INITIATES.
BE POLITE OR PEDANTIC
OR POWDERY. PHONE
REGULARLY (ANYONE).
MAP PAIRS OF UNLIKE
FEATURES. DRAW ONE
ARROW, LEAVE BACK-
GROUND UNADORNED.
(NOT ABSOLUTE, BUT
RECALL THE PURPOSE
OF EXERCISES IN THIS
AREA AND MATCH IN-
TENTION TO MORE 
THAN ONE POSSIBLE
RESPONSE) FEEL DEW
ON GRASS BENEATH
BARE FEET IN A NEW
AREA EXACTLY AT DAWN.
REPEAT. REPEAT. PLOT
ROUTES THROUGH BACK
YARDS ON AERIAL MAPS.
SIMPLE MOVES ARE BEST,
COMPLEMENTED BY IN-
SCRUTABLE PURPOSE.
ATTRIBUTE WORK ELSE-
WHERE. WHISPER TO
NIGHT AIR: REVELA-
TIONS ARE FOR YOU.
FORSAKE ANY STRAY
ECHOES. THEY WILL
PLAY AGAIN. REMEM-
BER TO BID THEM
SWEET AMPLITUDE.

The End

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