Tag Archives: earth

The fallow years, I

Even dirt gets exhausted when used,even dirt needs replenishment, which the earth brings:Nitrogen, through lightningdeathfallow yearstime © Meisaan Chan

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Desirous of touch

Rain clouds, low, so close to the earth desirous of touch so I go out © Meisaan Chan

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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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