You looked so sad when you came to us,
From a land so faraway.
You left your friends, your favourite foods,
The language that you spoke so well.
But you came to us with a lovely smile,
A beautifu...Show More
I’m wanting to punch the world into pieces,
Lie back on the grass and scream,
Wipe the smiles off everyone’s faces,
Banish them into a dream.
The red hot feeling inside me is growing,
"1 wrote this poem in 1965 especially for the young people in the School of Youth for Social Service who risked their lives every day during the war, recommending them to prepare to die without hatred...Show More
From Thich Nhat Hanh: Essential Writings, p. 101:
Many people think that if they do not have influence and money, they cannot realize love and compassion. In fact, the source of love and compassio...Show More