By order of the landlord
customers are requested
not to eat or drink in the courtyard.

On pain of death
please leave our lawns

Cross at the lights.
Don't walk on the grass.
This seat is reserved.
This carriage, First Class

This restaurant's no smoking,
the gov'nor regrets,
it's all vegetarian,
no cigarettes.

- by Prajna Pranab, 1996