The Road Turns West | A Journal Entry

The Road Turns West | A Journal Entry

by L.M. Browning  “Sit with the silence. There is something there waiting for you.” —Journal Entry, May 2019   Virginia Woolf believed that life was composed of one or two days that change everything―pivotal days that ripple out to effect all the days...
Go West, Young Woman | A Journal Entry

Go West, Young Woman | A Journal Entry

“There are things I know—certainties I can always return to— like the knowledge that beauty assuages grief and silence soothes a pressured mind.” —Journal Entry, March 2019     A Return to the Lands of Grief Following my adventures over recent...
The Dirge | A Poem

The Dirge | A Poem

by L.M. Browning, from the forthcoming collection, Drive Through the Night     Dancing with the dust devils across the land of dazzling desolation I seize freedom by unearthing the beauty in the vanishing nature of all that is vital.   Knowing that I...
Playlist We Live By

Playlist We Live By

What seems like a million years ago now, I was a DJ. It was one of my first jobs when I was a teenager. Music is a passion I never left behind. I am routinely asked to make mixes for friends. Before I set out on the road To Lose the Madness, some readers as me what my...
Mustang | A Poem

Mustang | A Poem

by L.M. Browning, except from Drive Through the Night a collection of poems forthcoming late 2020.      Ride this life hard       —barebacked, bone-shaken. Wrap your legs tight       —thighs around her rib cage, pounding. Take hold in the rush        —fingers...
Drive Through the Night | A Poem

Drive Through the Night | A Poem

by L.M. Browning, an except from Drive Through the Night, a collection forthcoming late 2020.     If we kept moving     —blind in the blur        of mileage mounting— we might outrun the sun and not see the sight awaiting in the bare daylight that we were...