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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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Maple syrup

Sweetness, fresh from the tree tasting like freedom and dawn and leaves: all the ways you show all the ways that you are: the small, shy drops © Meisaan Chan

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Footprints, of a sort

…and in the strangest places, flowers grow a sign that the Lord has passed © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)  

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The forest glows with morning light

  The forest glows with morning light and the clearing calls me onward; a part of me finds it hard to accept such beauty but the part of me that hungers for radiance is larger   © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: … Continue reading

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Be for me a homeless shelter

  Be for me a homeless shelter in this forgotten city Be for me a tiny nest in this crowded tree of life what do I need but that you turn your face and flick your thoughts just once O … Continue reading

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You can be living and dying at the same time

  You can be living and dying at the same time as a tree in autumn but also as a diseased vine with one last root       © Meisaan Chan

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My dear one, why do you insist on clinging

  My dear one, why do you insist on clinging to tree limbs with wings unfurled?       © Meisaan Chan  

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