Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity | A Poem

Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity | A Poem

FLEETING MOMENTS OF FIERCE CLARITY: Moving Mandala of the Soul by L.M. Browning Years spent defining this self —carving out the edges of this mind— the channels of this spirit. Now to take that sculpture of identity, which over time becomes the mask, and shatter it....
Choices Scarcely Recalled | A Poem

Choices Scarcely Recalled | A Poem

Choices Scarcely Recalled by L.M. Browning Photo by Warren Wong The dark molasses passing of time during those days when I cannot recall what I have achieved and can think of nothing else I am tempted to pursue. In my youth, I spoke with God during the confluence of...
The Lament of the Wayfarer | Poem

The Lament of the Wayfarer | Poem

The Lament of the Wayfarer by L.M. Browning for J. and M. When the day comes and I at last clear this dense wood, I shall meet you on the other side. When the day comes and my path circles back to the place it began, we shall go on to that next place together. When...
Your Home Within Me | Poem

Your Home Within Me | Poem

Your Home within Me by L.M. Browning Delve into my soul find the place where I am most alone and dwell there.   ______________________ Photo by Filippo Ascione Poem from the forthcoming collection, “Transcendence: A Poetic Search for...
The Whole of Life in a Day | A Poem

The Whole of Life in a Day | A Poem

  by L.M. Browning for V.   I have become Mrs. Dalloway, throwing parties to cover the silence.   Come with me to the lighthouse. It is time to settle the unspoken.   I’ll buy the flowers myself. Scattering the petals along the shore so I can find...
During the Long Day, Over the Sacred Night

During the Long Day, Over the Sacred Night

Over the Long Day, Over the Sacred Night —A Selection from Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity   I lost myself somewhere between the dawn and dusk.   Somewhere, in serving you I lost my self-worth.   Somewhere, in trying to survive I sold what gave the...