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Book 7 Page 36

I heard the Budda laugh

 

I heard the Budda laugh,

such a wondrous

hearty laugh.

 

But then I heard the Budda cry,

and Oh, such misery!

I donít know why!?

 

Why would he cry

when he seems to have,

so much to laugh about?

 

© Written by Dominic John Gill www.poetry.net.au  23/10/99 dominicj7@poetry.net.au