Tag Archives: hope

The invitation

I want you to know my touch, says the Lordmy fingerprintmy caress © Meisaan Chan

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The assignment in hope

Contemplate deeply your source of hope, says the LordKnow when it is meKnow when it has slipped © Meisaan Chan

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The rescue: After the end of the world

INothing should movebut the world moves against the rules –are we not even to abide by the end of the world? My heart has seized with griefshould not, also, earth’s farthest atom?What now, dear feet – where are you to … Continue reading

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Before the winter solstice

The dark has arrived again, my early winter guest;unprepared, I run to make a bed for her.Lovingly, she unpacks her bags,not in any hurry © Meisaan Chan

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The darker it gets

The darker it getsthe louder we must laughto ward off the night Laugh like you’ve already wonbecause if they haven’t defeated your spirityou have © Meisaan Chan

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For those who long for balance

Balance is often not simply givenBalance is the work of workIf you wait for balance to beam down from above,you could be waiting for a long time;If you work for balance, sacrifice for it,you will find it sooner © Meisaan … Continue reading

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What the birds know

The rain slows, then stopsbirds start singingworld wet, needs music Clouds thick, then thinthen finally break. No matter:Birds do not need sun to sing © Meisaan Chan

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Strange coronavirus gratitude

What a strange time to be alive.We are a snow globe, shaken hard:In the blizzard but anchoredand eventually the snow will settle –that is why the tiny world is glued down,meant to withstand hard shaking © Meisaan Chan

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Things to get used to

The obstacles never stop neither does your presence © Meisaan Chan

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How slowly I began to numb over

How slowly I began to numb over – as how ice freezes over a deep lake: Not all at once, but it starts at the edges, moving inward until all was frozen over, and then thicker, deeper yet even still, … Continue reading

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