Category Archives: Earth poetry

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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Fireflies

A forest floor of lights, blinking gently humble majesty © Meisaan Chan

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Compassion withers when it is retained

Compassion withers when it is retained and flowers when passed along – and for those who do not deserve it, compassion bursts into a million blooms © Meisaan Chan

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Do not discard dreams that die

Do not discard dreams that die return them to earth for they keep the soil fertile for new seeds © Meisaan Chan

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Soft, tender rain

Soft, tender rain stroking the earth unafraid caress © Meisaan Chan

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Flower bouquet, II

Nothing knows the power of community Nothing knows the impermanence of community then a bouquet of flowers © Meisaan Chan

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Flower bouquet, I

At first, I am overwhelmed by beauty I am blinded slowly, though, my eyes adjust and I start to see the subtle illness the subtle death the subtle imperfection and all of this gives me pause for praise, comfort, and … Continue reading

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