Category Archives: Earth poetry

Brokenness and wholeness

Brokenness is the same as wholeness flipped over:Beginners love wholenessAdvanced love also brokennessloving the whole © Meisaan Chan

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The Camino and coronavirus quarantine: Not unsimilar

I left my windows open last nightand was struck that cool Camino air had crawled into my living room as I slept:Yes, you are on a journey, you whisperwithout leaving your houseyou will hike up hills and mountainsyou will be … Continue reading

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Nothing surpasses me: A video meditation

I am the Lord, says the Lordnothing surpasses menot even your fearnot even your dead ends © Meisaan Chan

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The fallow years, II

Tell a farmer that the fallow yearsare a waste of time,and how the farmer will laugh © Meisaan Chan

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The fallow years, I

Even dirt gets exhausted when used,even dirt needs replenishment, which the earth brings:Nitrogen, through lightningdeathfallow yearstime © Meisaan Chan

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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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