Tag Archives: peace

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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After putting it in the hands of the Lord

Long and languid sleep, undefiled by worry – now is the time to sink in deep: everything’s fine everything’s fine © Meisaan Chan

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It’s not just about listening, but who you’re listening to

You can listen to your anxiety or you can listen to me: we are saying very different things © Meisaan Chan

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Intertwined

Being with you is being with my essence © Meisaan Chan

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Heart stuck

Rusted moments immovable fear O Lord, unseize my heart © Meisaan Chan

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The anxiety prayer

O Lord of my anxiety dip your hand right into me and pull out inflammation, rage every insecurity © Meisaan Chan

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Exhaustion burial

Exhaustion heavy thick layers, cement slowly drying me, crying underneath © Meisaan Chan

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