but aren't they all random?

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

"Hippocrates, first"

I mean no harm.
I will do no harm,
if I can, I will: be earth
in sum: harmless,

I will protect you, even from myself if I have to,

and if I die in the attempt, still
better that

do not take harm
from me.

I am truly neither sufficient, nor worthy

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