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The Sound of Water by Sam Hamill
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Oct 31, 11

Read from October 29 to 31, 2011

Absolutely stunning.

One of my favorites:

True obedience:
Silently the flowers speak
To the inner ear.

And

To learn how to die
Watch cherry blossoms, observe
Chrysanthemums

Lonely silence,
A single cicada's cry
Sinking into stone (Basho)
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