Tag Archives: surrender

A cry for union

Total majestytake me into you © Meisaan Chan

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The things that determine everything

Where do you place your surrender?Where do you place your fear?To what do you give your power?That will determine everything © Meisaan Chan

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A middle of the night prayer

Calm, calm, gentle I appearsoftly I stroke your body nowlengthening muscles, breath slowing downI am for you, yes © Meisaan Chan

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Chains

To be attached to the outcomeis chains © Meisaan Chan

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The sun still rises

Still, the sun rises.Even if I were to write no poems and fall mutethe sun, still, would rise.That is both infuriating and comforting.Things are not that bad to stop the turning of the earthand the swirling of the cosmos;the power … Continue reading

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The wisdom of strawberries

The strawberries are tart and hard,but it is April in a pandemicso all is welcome to its extent.Just as I find sleep to be elusive,my mind distracted and inefficientbut it is April in a pandemicso all is welcome to its … Continue reading

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Pandemics and imperfection

How much more do I desire perfection in a pandemic!The pendulum swings to extremesand I, unseeing, am not aware that this need for perfectionsimply pushes it harder © Meisaan Chan

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It’s Easter morning in a pandemic – or – Tethers

It’s Easter morning in a pandemic and the morning is very dark. Heavy clouds layer the sky. A cold wind blows. This is right. The earth still refuses to abide by human calendars. The earth is not happy and bright … Continue reading

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Parable of the rescuer

There once were four women in deep despair, as they had lost everything they loved from a menacing world. The first woman said, “All is lost. Nothing is left. There is nowhere to go from here.” And she perished. The … Continue reading

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Overflowing help in the wasteland

Over and over I confronted the wastelandand over and over I screamed to you for help –not once did you fail or even delay,deluge of rescue, salvation, and supportpoured into my lappoured until I could no longer holdpoured until flowing … Continue reading

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