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One Hundred Butterflies
Peter Levitt
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One Hundred Butterflies

4.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 102 pages
Published May 1st 1992 by Broken Moon Press
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Jan 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is one of my all time favourite books of poetry. The poems are short and deceptively simple, thought provoking, joyful, and utterly delightful. This book makes me think, and it makes me happy. What better recommendation can I give it than that! Here is a short one:

Don’t eat so fast.
When you use your sticks
like scissors
you frighten the rice.

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This is one of those books you want near at hand to read again and again. I took my time and read two or three poems each morning. Now, I'm opening the tiny volume at random and reading whatever page comes forth that day. For instance, today I opened to:

clouds vanish
in the white cloth
my teacher's sleeve

So many of these little poems read like koans. Depending on what's going on in your life, you will read each poem anew each time you encounter it. The truth of the words may allude you or they may
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