Send somone else to your workplace
instead of you, with no explanation.
Have the person insist they are you
when people say he or she is not.
The person should try to do the job
for as long as he or she can
before getting arrested.
When someone dies,
put the wrong person
in the coffin for the funeral.
Have someone show up in your place
to make love to your lover.
Don't tell your lover beforehand.
If they are happy together,
move far away and never speak to,
or of, either of them again.
Have your dog walk you.
Attach a leash to your collar.
Walk on all fours
and sniff the earth where you think
your dog would probably sniff.
Have the dog follow
a few paces behind you.
If someone makes fun of you,
bite them hard on the ankles.
Pick a random person and hate that person.
Make yourself emotionally sick
just by thinking about this person.
Tell everyone how much you hate the person.
If the people you tell keep asking for the reason why,
hate those people too.
Imagine that these latter people
are in cahoots with your enemy.
Take a drug that makes you paranoid.
Walk into a sea of people
on a well-trafficked urban street.
Warn the people who walk past you
that you know what they're thinking.
WALKING PAST PIECE
Walk by a stranger's house
over and over.
Until you are noticed
and/or get arrested.
Pretend you are a virgin all over again.
Wonder what sex "is like."