Category Archives: Earth poetry

Even in wilderness, I surround

Gone is the forest, deep and wildhere, your feet dig into sand:Remember, I am the molecules of light running through leavesI am the molecules of air between each grain;no matter where you areI surroundI surroundI surround © Meisaan Chan

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Role models

Little ball of gnats lifting past the second story window So tiny! So much risk! © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the purple flower

There once was a woman who owned rolling country land as far as the eye could see. It was filled with wildflowers, a remarkable array of colors and shapes and sizes, flowers that followed the bend of the sun from … Continue reading

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November

I have forgotten how red the earth gets in autumn I have forgotten the beauty of impending death I have forgotten the graciousness of the lesson © Meisaan Chan

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Desirous of touch

Rain clouds, low, so close to the earth desirous of touch so I go out © Meisaan Chan

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The spirituality of weeding

No gardener has ever said, “I weeded really well today, so now they’re gone forever.” © Meisaan Chan

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A song lifts within me

A song lifts within mea stirring of greenness budding pushing, then unfolding, lifting to the light: A song lifts within me © Meisaan Chan

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