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A Thousand Cranes

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I went to Japan and met a Samurai
Who lived in the mountains which were very high.
He was a master of the art of origami.
He made a thousand paper cranes just for me. *

* In Japanese tradition the person who folds 1,000 origami
cranes is granted a wish. These are often given at weddings
and to the gravely ill. The crane is a symbol of peace and
hope. For a further explanation, see “Cranes for Peace”.
- January 12,2008
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Amber Lamb 15 July 2008
Paper cranes saved me once! This is nice
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Aisha Sherazi 27 January 2008
Hi Ben, I like the paper cranes and what they represent, hope I suppose. My son loves origami. It is challenging and yet also satisfying. Hope your wish comes true :)
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Francis Duggan 25 January 2008
A very interesting poem this one Ben you have got around a bit in the bigger World out there, very good work
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Beth L Adams 23 January 2008
Thank you, Ben! I really enjoyed this piece. I love learning about different cultures, and you've expressed this in such an interesting way. Take care, Beth
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Alison Cassidy 19 January 2008
Simple, eloquent penning. Beautiful, like the cranes themselves. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
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Beautiful and a truly heartfelt write...I hope all you wish for comes true :)
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John Nightingale 16 January 2008
Very interesting. Hope you used your wish wisely.
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