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The return to calm

Endless blue skyabsorbs my worriesreturns calm © Meisaan Chan

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Trees sway like sea anemones

Trees sway like sea anemones in the wind of course trees sing – do you not listen? © Meisaan Chan

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Maple tree, a homecoming

The maple tree greets me at my window.Welcome home, she says. You’ve grown.You have, too, I reply. Lookat you – all these new shoots on every branch, big and small!She beams with prideand the light of her beaming falls on … Continue reading

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Soul privacy

The silent layers of earthhold up the loud, visible layersnever to be seenalleluia © Meisaan Chan

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The sleeping prayer

Even squirrels sleepfrenetic energy turns tenderturns curling up, sigh, release © Meisaan Chan

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When loving is difficult, rejoice!

When loving is difficult, rejoice!An opportunity to transform into a million stars! © Meisaan Chan

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Tender washing over me

Tender washing over meall the ways that you aboundall the ways that you washendless sea © Meisaan Chan

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In quickly changing times

In quickly changing times, be nimble:A mountain goat, sure-footed and fleet,an expert at finding tiny divots for the hoofs 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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Thunder flesh

Thunder crashed throughout the nightenergy from the sky shook my bedflesh felt energy’s tangible power © Meisaan Chan

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The importance of one drop

Compassion is easy when there are no obstacles to compassionThe more obstacles, the harder compassion is, and yet the more necessary –the desert knows this.Fertility is easy in a rain forest!But for the desert to be fertile,it knows the importance … Continue reading

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