Category Archives: Poetry

In quickly changing times, be nimble

In quickly changing times, be nimble:A mountain goat, sure-footed and fleet,an expert at finding tiny divots for the hoof and weight;it can’t stay there long, nor does it want to, nor ought –it is designed to move © Meisaan Chan

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To feel human

This morning, after my prayer time, I put on a necklace.I was surprised at how good it feltso I selected a bracelet and put that on, too.Then a couple rings.Nothing extravagant, just something normalin an age where nothing isand in … Continue reading

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Coronavirus loneliness and spiritual response

When you despair in loneliness, go deeperfor there is never loneliness in union © Meisaan Chan

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What you channel

You can channel peace and strengthYou can channel fearBoth are within you © Meisaan Chan

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Changing your eyes

The choice to be gratefulis the choice to change your eyes © Meisaan Chan

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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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Strange coronavirus gratitude

What a strange time to be alive.We are a snow globe, shaken hard:In the blizzard but anchoredand eventually the snow will settle –that is why the tiny world is glued down,meant to withstand hard shaking © Meisaan Chan

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