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Buddhist Barbie

Denise Duhamel

In the 5th century B.C.
an Indian philosopher
Gautama teaches "All is emptiness" 
and "There is no self." 
In the 20th century A.D.
Barbie agrees, but wonders how a man 
with such a belly could pose, 
smiling, and without a shirt.


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Added: 21 Jul 2002 | Last Read: 21 Jul 2018 9:24 PM | Viewed: 7743 times

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