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  • I have often wondered about the effectiveness of the actions of well-meaning souls like my friend Papush. How much of the windmill do they end up tilting? What’s the point of one pail of water taken out of the raging ocean? When there are a hundred leaks in a vessel, in what manner does the sealing of one hole help? My answer is in the form of the haiku below:




    One drop of yoghurt
    Can turn a whole vat of milk
    If it’s warm enough
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