Category Archives: Earth poetry

How slowly I began to numb over

How slowly I began to numb over – as how ice freezes over a deep lake: Not all at once, but it starts at the edges, moving inward until all was frozen over, and then thicker, deeper yet even still, … Continue reading

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Pare away

Pare, pare away, says the Lord you must pare to reach the fruit and even more to reach the seed © Meisaan Chan

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Nature of the soul

The soul is limestone, porous and becomes saturated with whatever you give it © Meisaan Chan

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Made in God’s image

Not that God is human, but that God is infinite – Among the billions and billions throughout time: You: Unique and singular, yet part of the infinite whole Humanity’s infinite uniqueness, infinite wholeness © Meisaan Chan

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The moving home

Turtles walk, always home © Meisaan Chan

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Monarch migration

Tiny, fragile butterfly submitting to the wind unthinkable journey © Meisaan Chan

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Quiet, be quieter than a tree

Quiet, be quieter than a tree listen to it prattle away: Quiet, be quieter than grass listen to it grow: Quiet, be quieter than your heart listen to what it’s saying to you: Yes, those who have ears to hear … Continue reading

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