Tag Archives: haiku

The shadow of diligence

Too diligentbecomes rigidity © Meisaan Chan

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If something comes to wholeness

If something comes to wholenessThere: The fingerprint of the Lord © Meisaan Chan

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The starting line is only the starting line

Start at the physicalprogress inward and outward –so many stop at the starting line © Meisaan Chan

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God and identity politics

Freedom comes when I realize thatmy identity is not my identity andGod’s identity is not God’s identity © Meisaan Chan

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When stillness returns

Troubled waters slowly calmwinds finally ceasestillness returns to itself © Meisaan Chan

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Transcendence, anger, fear, and the open door

I am the only open doorleading to true transcendence – Do not be fooled;not even anger can take you there Fear never leads to transcendenceso if you want transcendenceyou must also put down fear © Meisaan Chan

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The re-writing

Be blanklet me re-write you © Meisaan Chan

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Middle of the night acquiescing

Wake up, whispers the Lordbegrudgingly, I doGet out of bed, whispers the Lordto this, I resistuntil after the fifth time, I groan and acquiesce,pull back the shadesand see the full moon stunningly waiting – © Meisaan Chan

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Morning at the lake

Line of glowing lightat horizon, water meets skyoutlining numinous sacred trysting place Carpet of scintillating lightrolled upon the water, right to mesun-star to heart Birds wing over water in one long lineblack and freejoyous Water laps upon sand,tender heartbeat –my … Continue reading

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Adhering to the rhythm

Let them wait for you! says the LordI am not done yetmy rhythmnot theirs © Meisaan Chan

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