Tag Archives: moon

My neighbors’ shouting woke me up last night

My neighbors’ shouting woke me up last night and so, awake, I stumbled to the bathroom, and upon my return, I was struck by the frame of moonlight-drenched carpet – my window, achingly luminous and through it, there she was, … Continue reading

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Celestial prayer

The sun is silent and so the moon: reflect the silence reflect the light © Meisaan Chan

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Lighting small candle

Lighting small candle waiting for the moon to see water laps softly © Meisaan Chan   (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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Singing bird

A singing bird woke me in the middle of the night, one lone voice trilling through the stillness: Annoyed, I stumbled to the bathroom – what is wrong with this crazy bird, why won’t it shut up but upon my … Continue reading

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Bedbug meditations

 1. Trudging to the laundromat, de-bedbugging    The full moon hung like a wafer in the sky, full and unbelievably bright, her shyness having fallen away, and I, trudging with my contaminated clothes, bathed in the cleanness of her light, in … Continue reading

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I might be plain

  I might be plain but I know the sound of mist soaking into the grass and the dazzling taste of sunlight and the wonderful, thick patience needed to greet the crescent moon; it is fine that I am plain … Continue reading

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High above my fevered heart

  High above my fevered heart the crescent moon and two bright stars piercing through the city lights celestial hand curving down luminous, hovering,  a tender washing over me   © Meisaan Chan

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