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December 30, 2010


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Happy New Year, my friend. Thank you for a wondrous year of teachings. May the years to come bring you ease and joy!


And happy new year to you!


I love this! Wonderful, wonderful poems. Thankyou for sharing :)

Richard Streitfeld

Beautiful haiku's. Love the average!

Chong Go Sunim

Happy New Year!
The photo is really incredible, thanks for sharing it!

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