Tag Archives: friendship

The dearly beloveds

The masses don’t have to know who you arebut your dearly beloveds: Yesto them, reveal allreveal all © Meisaan Chan

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My relationship to words

My words ache to be used deeply, to calm stormsbut they don’t have to:Only I am in charge of their depth © Meisaan Chan

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In gratitude to the helper

I needed help and you came pulling me from the mire and in that moment when your hand grasped mine: Somewhere, far off and not far off a galaxy exploded, came back together – For Erica © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the lonely woman

Once, God appeared to a woman. “I am the Lord,” God said. “You aren’t the Lord,” the woman replied. “I would recognize the Lord on sight.” God appeared to a second woman. “I am the Lord,” God said. “Not true,” … Continue reading

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Loving when you don’t want to love

Loving when you don’t want to love is the work of heroes © Meisaan Chan

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The helper

I tried to carry your burden and I fell, crushed I gave your burden to God and all is held © Meisaan Chan

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I cannot carry your burden

I cannot carry your burden but I can carry your heart © Meisaan Chan

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The sacrifice

A friendship needs to wait until both are ready; when one is ready, that is not good enough © Meisaan Chan

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The soul friend

My friend, my dear one: my heart is sewn into your chest defenseless am I to your touch © Meisaan Chan

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Companion-choosing

Choose your companions for their wisdom and sincerity and compassion but do not look for perfection, that camouflaged destroyer of love © Meisaan Chan

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