Category Archives: Spiritual poetry

Maple syrup

Sweetness, fresh from the tree tasting like freedom and dawn and leaves: all the ways you show all the ways that you are: the small, shy drops © Meisaan Chan

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Be courageous

Be courageous: Love can come out of mess © Meisaan Chan

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The wound

Learning to trust again filling eternal hole with eternal sustenance human desire, divine task © Meisaan Chan

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I do not need more control

I do not need more control you have given me enough, and for that which I cannot control another prayer rises as I let go of what does not belong to me © Meisaan Chan

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When I’m restless

When I’m restless, remind me to come to you; there is no real place to go after that © Meisaan Chan

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My neighbors’ shouting woke me up last night

My neighbors’ shouting woke me up last night and so, awake, I stumbled to the bathroom, and upon my return, I was struck by the frame of moonlight-drenched carpet – my window, achingly luminous and through it, there she was, … Continue reading

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The power of humility’s absence

Forgiving while still carrying self-righteous indignation is not forgiveness and nor will you heal © Meisaan Chan

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