Tag Archives: aging

May I not leave this earth kicking and screaming

May I not leave this earth kicking and screaming May I not leave this earth cowering in fear: Instead, head held high, satisfied with how I lived my lended time May I sing as I cross the threshold © Meisaan … Continue reading

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Dancing leaves

Autumn leaves whorl in the air their freedom finally purchased in death © Meisaan Chan

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On Aging

I the worst thing is to cling to yourself, refusing impermanence, only to watch yourself slip away II The best thing is to accept that you are slipping away and will return to the myriad things III Within the acceptance, the … Continue reading

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Snapping

I love how almonds snap beneath my teeth; one day, I might be old enough to have no teeth and dream my days away of snapping © Meisaan Chan

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The body is ever-changing

  The body is ever-changing: some of you despair at this some of you take solace but learn to learn her ways for my deepest secrets are within     © Meisaan Chan  

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