Mango Cherry Ripe

Today is your wedding

Mango and cherry 

Ripe with 

the taste of jubilee.

I'm happy, we're happy, 

of course you're happy too…

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found in a second-hand bookshop

A scrunched, fading bookmark fell from a book. You don’t expect these things to drop out of something you picked up second-hand at a book fair. It was a cutting, a newspaper poem by Judith Wright entitled “Computers”.

Those things make me nervous

but not for the reasons you think,

for the full article by Philip Harvey, go to Eureka Street - the poem was first published in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 18th of June 1966.

before death ...

A poem by Kabir, [1440-1518] a 15th-century Indian mystic poet, supposedly illiterate ...

last days of the kuomintang

the time before death

Friend? hope for the Guest while you are alive. Jump into experience while you are alive! Think... and think... while you are alive. What you call "salvation" belongs to the time before death.

If you don't break your ropes while you're alive, do you think ghosts will do it after?

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