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On Living

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Living is no laughing matter:
you must live with great seriousness
like a squirrel, for example--
I mean without looking for something beyond and above living,
I mean living must be your whole occupation.
Living is no laughing matter:
you must take it seriously,
so much so and to such a degree

that, for example, your hands tied behind your back,
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Paresh Chakra 04 December 2018

This poem is very thoughtful poem thank sharing this poem

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Derya T. Samsa 09 January 2009

This is so beautiful in its original language, Turkish.

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