Category Archives: Earth poetry

Wind storm

Maple tree, full crown of dry leavestossed wildly throughout the nightand even when sun comes, the wild tossing doesn’t stop– so weary, so weary! © Meisaan Chan

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Deep lesson of the trees

Just in case we forget, they remind us every autumn:The path of surrender is the path of beautythat is when you glow through We remember this truth and then we forgetand so, graciously, in twelve months they remind us again … Continue reading

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My eyes had been so closed

The trees startled me with yellow –I didn’t realize it was that time again,my eyes had been so closed © Meisaan Chan

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Companions

All the earth needs a companion:the horizon to the skythe trees to the windthe hawk to the cliffthe bee to the flowerme to you:sacredness © Meisaan Chan

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October rain

Soft October rain wets the leavesgreen leaves for now, soakedworking to surrender – Meisaan Chan

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All the night crumbles at your touch

All the night crumbles at your touch:Dark fortresses toppledungeons see the light,so touch us, Lord, touch us;everything decrepit,may it all fall down © Meisaan Chan

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Thunder flesh

Thunder crashed throughout the nightenergy from the sky shook my bedflesh felt energy’s tangible power © Meisaan Chan

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5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times

A deep happiness! This is my first published spirituality article: “5 Calming Meditation-Mantras for Anxious Times,” by Meisaan Chan. The article integrates simple relaxation meditations with body somatics (what I call “embodied meditations”), which has been an increasingly critical tool … Continue reading

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Refusing to be stopped

“It’s so dark, I say to God.“Leading is my specialty,” God says to me © Meisaan Chan

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Morning surrender

Morning sun rises above maple treejewels scattered among the greensurrender to the diamond rising (c) Meisaan Chan

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