Tag Archives: weakness

The choice

No one can make you resilient; you must do it yourself © Meisaan Chan

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The way out

claim your emptiness claim your helplessness claim me © Meisaan Chan

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The undiscerning moment

Without food or touch the spirit falls to sleep, hibernating until more favorable conditions appear – if these don’t come, the spirit can sleep forever but the slightest scent arouses voracious hunger; this is the most precarious time, for it … Continue reading

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The limits of resilience

It doesn’t matter how thick or dense is the wood if it is exposed to fire long enough it will burn turn to ash © Meisaan Chan

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The end

O God my help, at first I flounder but my screaming ends in you so I follow my screaming to its end © Meisaan Chan

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Protector

Sometimes I thwart my own happiness and am the foil for my own plans; O Lord, hear me: place me in your eternal womb; protect me from myself and my potential harm © Meisaan Chan

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The plea

Sometimes life stretches out in one, great, unhurried expanse like the slow, rolling hills of Nebraska; sometimes it crumples together, dense and rugged and I constantly lose my footing; however the path unfolds before me, please keep me on the … Continue reading

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