Quiet and Clear

Distraught and struggling
an answer to find,
to a question not heard.

Too often, lonely lives
in the thick of action,
whirling activity draining
the energy of who you are.

A journey toward lonely,
not always alone,
such is met.

Your work demands,
in working, expectations
soar, with no control.
Letting go, foreign.

A question
beautifully asked
intent unobstructed
seats you in the moment.

Let go, into
the question
listen, from that
present seat.

Comfort it’s not about
to disturb, not meant,
but both will occur
as the question opens.

Trusting what stirs within,
voices blend
quietly, clearly.

–J. Brunson

Accompanying Post: Rhythm

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3 thoughts on “Quiet and Clear

  1. Pingback: Your Rhythm in Leading – Part 6 of 7 | Jeff Brunson

    • Thanks Dan! This one had to sit with me for days and days. I wasn’t sure how to express Kelly’s journey. And as Jen pointed out in her comment on the accompanying post, these poems are as much about me as they are the other … I suppose that’s the whole point!

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