A Speed Reading Course

A Speed Reading Course 

A Speed Reading Course
For the time-impoverished
Is available.

Spreeder dot com reads
‘War and Peace’  then sums it up:
‘It’s set in Russia’ .

Such handy digests
Enable high-fliers to
Be intellectuals.

‘Talk to anyone
With spreeder dot com!’ Compare
This with Socrates,

Still  the wisest man,
“True knowledge exists in knowing
That you know nothing.”

Speed reading courses
Can cost thousands of dollars.
A slow reading course  –

Where you savour words
And sometimes even taste them  –
Costs nothing of course.

Heathcote Williams
Pic: Claire Palmer


By Heathcote Williams

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2 Responses to A Speed Reading Course

    1. As always, bravo Heathcote.

      Comment by hanja on 7 February, 2013 at 2:34 pm
    2. ah yes brilliant and v relevant to our times
      -‘Now patience;and remember patience is the great thing, and above all things else we must avoid any thing like being or becoming out of patience’- JJ from FW
      so applies to reading

      Comment by su rose on 10 February, 2013 at 1:35 pm

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