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Poetry Offerings Aspen Tao Franklin-Owens | Poem


Poetry Offerings From Aspen Tao Franklin-Owens


Island Dreams



Thegreat blue water and the soft white sand

I cannot believe I am on this land

Itwas always just a dream something too far away

Butnow I am here - my footsteps show the way

I amfrom the mountains - that is where I belong

Icame - I tried - but now I must go

Backto the mountains where the Green Chiles grow




The War We Chose Not To Fight



I chose not to fight I do notkill it is not right

You can stand tall and straightand I say no I will not go

If they ask you why you say

I would rather be killed thankill

Karma works in mysterious ways

That is why We say We will notkill

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