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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 end of aimlessness

When I, alone, drift through the cosmos, tether me to your heart; may I trust in the strength of its hold on me and watch as the tether pulls taught © Meisaan Chan  

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Doing exactly as you please

Doing exactly as you please without being affected by others could be a sign of freedom or isolation © Meisaan Chan

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Approaching as close as we allow

Hijabbed woman next to me, reading morning prayer silent teen across from me, eyes closed hunched man engrossed by his indefatigable phone: All the ways we enter our days all the ways you enter them with us approaching as close … Continue reading

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Togetherness

The dark is thick so stick together don’t go through the night alone © Meisaan Chan   (Photo credit: Twisted Sifter)

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Bone-dead dry

Bone-dead dry eyes weary, withered: where, O God, are you? © Meisaan Chan

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You spend a lot of energy trying to leave, God says

“You spend a lot of energy trying to leave,” God says. “As much as I want to, I can’t say,” I say. “It’s not right. But neither is leaving.” “Such a conflicted heart!” God says gently. “What’s the way out?” … Continue reading

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