Category Archives: meditation

Step by step through the wilderness

Step by step through the wildernessone sun, one moon, one sun againone breath, one small clearingone small thought of hope © Meisaan Chan

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Stabilizing and strengthening your weakest parts

To stabilize weak body muscles,strengthen surrounding body muscleswhile strengthening the weak To stabilize weak spiritual muscles,strengthen surrounding spiritual muscleswhile strengthening the weak Everything is in the systemand that within thatand that within that © Meisaan Chan

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You got me through the night

You got me through the nightYou got me to sleep.The nights are not taken for grantedand nor are the days.Step by step through the wildernessone sun, one moon, one sun againone breath, one small cleansingone small thought of hope © … Continue reading

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The human consolation, II

The tree is full of emptinessher arms outstretched and holding it,and of course, the emptiness overflows her arms –That is how it is, I comfort herThat is how it is © Meisaan Chan

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The human consolation, I

The maple tree is nakedalmosther last leaves, now browncling tenaciously, a handful on each branch –both a handful of brownand a handful of tenaciousness.I understand, I whisper to themletting go is hard © Meisaan Chan

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From Meisaan – Film Festival: “A Declaration of Belonging”

I recently participated in a collective film project where our goal was to investigate what social justice looks like in the body. I had been invited to be the spoken word artist. I named my poem, “A Declaration of Belonging,” … Continue reading

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Surrender in the storm, II

Riding the wavesis surrenderand wise © Meisaan Chan

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Surrender in the storm, I

Surrender in the stormis surrender’s deepest strength © Meisaan Chan

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Dark December morning

Dark December morningI groggily make the coffeeheavy gray sky slow to move, toothe both of us present to each other © Meisaan Chan

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One of the infinite gifts of infinite love

When all paths lead to more loveConfidence © Meisaan Chan

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