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Chinese Lantern Festival

April 28, 2018
By karisuna PLATINUM, Pinellas Park, Florida
karisuna PLATINUM, Pinellas Park, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of them all." -The Emperor, Mulan

"Let go of anger, let go of pride, when you are bound by nothing, you go beyond sorrow." -Buddha

I walked through an enormous and illuminated gate.
I strolled through the dim park,
Surrounded by lantern dragons,
Peacocks, pandas, red lanterns,
and colorful pagodas and castles.
Lotuses bloom from the lake.
There I arrived a the end of the dark tunnel
To the Temple of Heaven.

The author's comments:

Based off of my experience at a lantern festival.

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