The Energy of Liberation

from

Be Free Where You Are, Thich Nhat Hanh:

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For Warmth

Dear Friends, I wrote the following poem during the war in Vietnam after the town of Ben Tre was bombed by the United States Air Force. Ben Tre is the hometown of my colleague, Sister Chân Không. The U.S. forces destroyed the entire town because there were five or six guerrillas there. Later on, one officer declared that he had to bomb and destroy Ben Tre to save it from Communism.

This poem is about anger. Continue reading

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