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And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more.
People talking without speaking,
People hearing without listening,
People writing songs that voices never share
And no one dare
Disturb the sound of silence.

Paul Simon (USA)

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My dear old village,
every memory of home
pierces like a thorn

Kobayashi Issa (Japan, 1763-1827)

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Amidst life and death,
Snow continues to fall.

Taneda Santoka (Japan, 1882-1940)

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The man
I used to meet in the mirror
is no more there.
Now I see a wasted face.
It dribbles tears.

Masaoka Shiki (Japan, 1867-1902)

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The wise
Know nothing at all
Well maybe one song.

Sojun Ikkyu (Japan, 1394-1481)

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The cawing of a crow —
I also am alone.

Taneda Santoka (Japan, 1882-1940)

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How newly
heavy
becomes the word.

Elizabeth Searle Lamb (USA, 1917-2005)

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I turn my back
on Buddha and face
the cool moon.

Masaoka Shiki (Japan, 1867-1902)

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A white cloud
hanging on the horse's nose
to keep warm.

Jane Reichhold (USA)

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Hidden connection —
starvation in Africa,
      food left on my plate.

David M. Bader (USA)

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No one really knows
The nature of birth
Nor the true dwelling place.
We return to the source
And turn to dust.

Sojun Ikkyu (Japan, 1394-1481)

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Winter solitude -
in a world of one color
the sound of wind.

Matsuo Basho (Japan, 1644-1694)

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