Tag Archives: winter

Before the winter solstice

The dark has arrived again, my early winter guest;unprepared, I run to make a bed for her.Lovingly, she unpacks her bags,not in any hurry © Meisaan Chan

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Wisdom of the trees

Patiencehave patienceas trees know the liminal between the winter and the spring:Still naked, buds not yet revealed –a long way from thereyet a long way to go © Meisaan Chan

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Upon looking out the morning window

The night snow sneaks up like a cat on silken paws then leaps! – ah! – The whiteness world dazzles! © Meisaan Chan

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Winter world

O beauty of the Lord shine upon this winter world thaw our bones of loneliness massage stiff-jointed fear © Meisaan Chan

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Sometimes I marvel at how twisted life can be

Sometimes I marvel at how twisted life can be confusing, fearful, yet amazing; when I get beyond myself, I see infinite points of contemplation © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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Winter haiku

Heavy snow gathers tree limbs sink down, then bounce back snow explodes, tumbles © Meisaan Chan

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Adapting

The cold is here early this year so be ready with jacket and gloves: insisting on wearing your sandals does nothing to combat the cold © Meisaan Chan

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I come for you

I come for you through snow and rugged mountain passes; you might be injured, hungry, cold but I have all provisions and I come for you © Meisaan Chan   (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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Holy messes

Frozen ground thawing making messes everywhere thick transformation © Meisaan Chan    

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November rain

  November rain almost snow but still with freedom to run   November snow just was rain wet with transformation     © Meisaan Chan

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