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Everything brings you,

towards this once instance of frailty

and conceit, amidst the hunger

and the pain.

- From "Buddah's Broken Fingernail"

Daniel Viragh is a Canadian poet and musician. He writes in both English and French and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

He grew up in Montreal and was educated at McGill and at Berkeley. He lived in Hungary, California, and Japan, before settling in Vancouver.

His poetry bridges the gap between the universal and the personal. He has published four books of poetry.

In the summer, he hosts weekly chanting circles at English Bay Beach in Vancouver.

Must you die a little

every time that you create?

Why is yearning so brittle?

Why does my world still hate?

- From "You, Who Creates"

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