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My pipe takes longer than half an hour to smoke I don’t have the energy to teach much any more I need to sleep a lot longer. I write almost poems and compose only the music that I want to hear. Is retirement is a joy?
- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "My pipe", 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), "My pipe" [baritone and piano], from Even More Almost Haiku by an Almost Old Man [cycle number 3], no. 3. [ sung text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-31
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