The gentle call and response

Gently you call to me as the night settles in
and the dawn a distant friend;
I switch on the lamp
and under the golden glow write these words,
the gentle responding

© Meisaan Chan

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A tip for the journey

You can travel farther and with less fatigue
if you let go of anger

© Meisaan Chan

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The holy prerequisite

to receiving God’s courage
is submission

© Meisaan Chan

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Single female, head of household

God the mother
can help you run your house

© Meisaan Chan

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Casting off

Crutches can help you walk
but once you can, they hinder you

© Meisaan Chan

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With you

I am not ready for this journey
but I am ready to go with you

© Meisaan Chan

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Enlightenment

And then, finally, when it is attained
you see you have attained nothing at all

© Meisaan Chan

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