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The holiness of holes

Healthy soil has holes –that’s how the air and rain and seeds sink in;solid soil holds little life © Meisaan Chan

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Darkness of Michigan

Rain slashes, taps, drenches released from the sky O dark darkness of Michigan © Meisaan Chan

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Ghosts in a choir

Back porch deck light, falling rain: I gaze across the lake, at the birch trees standing like ghosts in a choir watching me © Meisaan Chan

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Do not discard dreams that die

Do not discard dreams that die return them to earth for they keep the soil fertile for new seeds © Meisaan Chan

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Soft, tender rain

Soft, tender rain stroking the earth unafraid caress © Meisaan Chan

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“Grisly weather”

he said to her, climbing down the train stairs, shocking me – why would he insult the rain so? A soft mist soaking into the earth: yes Cautious light, internal luminescence: yes Shy, female touch: yes – his footsteps sounded … Continue reading

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Increments

The sun does not flounce into the sky with one brilliant leap but slowly crawls up the canvas in its own shifting light – even the most important thing to the earth comes in increments! – so, too, with discipline, … Continue reading

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