Tag Archives: journey

You got me through the night

You got me through the nightYou got me to sleep.The nights are not taken for grantedand nor are the days.Step by step through the wildernessone sun, and one moon, one sun againone breath, one small cleansingone small thought of hope … Continue reading

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The importance of roots

How is it that trees can keep their arms open to the ever-changing sky?It is their roots.Their roots allow them to surrender to the unknownRoots allow them to surrender © Meisaan Chan

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The first drop

Sky darkensthe world waits for rain Seeds, deeply dormantbegin to dream Thunder rumblesearth tenderly listens Then, when all is ready:The first drop © Meisaan Chan

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The beginning of flight

Downy young feathersbird in nest looks downlonging and scared © Meisaan Chan

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In the face of threat

When besiegedBreathe me inInfinity always prevails © Meisaan Chan

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Step by step through the wilderness

Step by step through the wildernessone sun, one moon, one sun againone breath, one small clearingone small thought of hope © Meisaan Chan

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The human consolation, I

The maple tree is nakedalmosther last leaves, now browncling tenaciously, a handful on each branch –both a handful of brownand a handful of tenaciousness.I understand, I whisper to themletting go is hard © Meisaan Chan

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From Meisaan – Film Festival: “A Declaration of Belonging”

I recently participated in a collective film project where our goal was to investigate what social justice looks like in the body. I had been invited to be the spoken word artist. I named my poem, “A Declaration of Belonging,” … Continue reading

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The roadmap

I want the roadmap, I tell the Lord.I am the roadmap, the Lord says to me © Meisaan Chan

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Reassurance

Darkness does not last foreversit through the long nightlearn from earth © Meisaan Chan

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