Tag Archives: contemplation

The first drop

Sky darkensthe world waits for rain Seeds, deeply dormantbegin to dream Thunder rumblesearth tenderly listens Then, when all is ready:The first drop © Meisaan Chan

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The return

I am insatiable for youyou are insatiable for methe return © Meisaan Chan

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The beginning of flight

Downy young feathersbird in nest looks downlonging and scared © Meisaan Chan

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The spiritual wisdom of weak coffee

Weak coffeehints at what it could bebut isn’t Don’t live your life being weak coffee!Hold nothing back! © Meisaan Chan

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When God becomes a protective koala bear

Come closer, God whispersI am already in your pouch, Mama Koala, I say, snug and warmHow can I come any closer?And then she shows me how © Meisaan Chan

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In the face of threat

When besiegedBreathe me inInfinity always prevails © Meisaan Chan

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When the weight of my heart is so heavy

When the weight of my heart is so heavythat not even seven cranes can liftI turn my head to you, eyes achingand let you start the slow drain into emptinessmurmuring that then you will begin the fill © Meisaan Chan

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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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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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