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The prayer of thwarted desires

Interrupted monastery night:First, teens on street wake me up three timesbut worse, my bed,poor and neglected – good for monks but not for funky backsI move to couch, not great but better, at least so I could complete the night.Ah, … Continue reading

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To find silence within the muscles

To find silence within the muscles requires first that you acknowledge the noise within the muscles and that you listen to them, to it and then, being acknowledged, little by little they still: To find silence within the muscles © … Continue reading

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Divine cycle

From the silence, words and from the words, silence © Meisaan Chan

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The emergence of the soul

Silence draws the soul to sit on the outside © Meisaan Chan

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Thin veil for silence

Morning train rushes to stillness, the noise a thin veil for silence © Meisaan Chan

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Quiet, be quieter than a tree

Quiet, be quieter than a tree listen to it prattle away: Quiet, be quieter than grass listen to it grow: Quiet, be quieter than your heart listen to what it’s saying to you: Yes, those who have ears to hear … Continue reading

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Tend to me

Sometimes just sitting can be a challenge you know my ways, O Lord; tend to me © Meisaan Chan

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