Tag Archives: fire

The promise

I will lead you through the fireand bring you to the resting place © Meisaan Chan

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Pare away

Pare, pare away, says the Lord you must pare to reach the fruit and even more to reach the seed © Meisaan Chan

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Fire as precision tool

I train my anger as a precision tool so I don’t burn myself to ash © Meisaan Chan

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The prophet’s call

The prophet is not concerned about being heard but about stoking the fire and letting the fire make its own sounds © Meisaan Chan

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Fireplace

Sparks of light in the darkness darkness deep flecks of light, rising In the darkness, the slow-burning fire then the snapping, then the light pouring out, tumbling upwards in an otherworldly lightfall © Meisaan Chan

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Watchful days

Long drive; tall, dry corn, trees showing hints of golden fire: watchful days, not yet burning alive, but watchful © Meisaan Chan  

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Deep in the labyrinth

Doors follow me. I don’t know why, but that’s how you reveal yourself, in the perpetual choice: to go or to stay posed again and again and again, each door leading to others in a tangle of doors and the … Continue reading

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