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I should be singing short images of nature A Zen view of the world. I should be singing the citrus trees on my window sill A Zen view of the world. I should be singing the book of I Ching and the work of John Cage A Zen view of the world. I should be smoking my pipe in contemplation Of a Zen view of the world.
- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "A Zen view of the world", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "A Zen view of the world" [baritone and piano], from A Second Set of Almost Haiku by an Almost Old Man [cycle number 2], no. 5. [ sung text verified 1 time]
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