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Talk about juicy!
A man traveling across a field encountered a tiger. He fled, the tiger
after him. Coming to a precipice, he caught hold of the root of a wild
vine and swung himself down over the edge. The tiger sniffed at him from
above. Trembling, the man looked down to where, far below, another tiger
was waiting to eat him. Only the vine sustained him.
Two mice, one white and one black, little by little started to gnaw away
the vine. The man saw a lucious strawberry near him. Grasping the vine
with one hand, he plucked the strawberry with the other.
How sweet it tasted!
(from Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, compiled by Paul Reps,
Anchor Books, pp 22-23)