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“Write about the personal That will interest the Universe Write about the universal That won’t interest a soul” “Please feel free to criticize” I tell my wife “You have all the time in the world” Maybe a decade Maybe a year Maybe a month Maybe until tomorrow morning.
- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "Write about the personal", 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), "Write about the personal" [baritone and piano], from Even More Almost Haiku by an Almost Old Man [cycle number 3], no. 4. [ sung text verified 1 time]
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