Library Archive #40


Resisting the Return of the Leviathan


Standing strong, being true to your genuine self.

That which was once smashing, ripping

a formidable force not to be restrained,

was buried / yet sometimes, still

more quietly though, finds its way out of the abyss.


Faltering in the remnants

of a powerful force of a Leviathan, in the mind,

still haunts / restraining

determined to disrupt the peace of the psyche.


In a lapse of free thinking, of free-will

the compass of the mind

can be insidiously challenged

despite a genuine voice striving diligently to remember itself and be.


Subtle turns of the compass find the right winds

on the ship harboured in mind and soul

a shift in direction following the natural course

hears the wind of the spirit, enriching the soul.


the prepared mind / fortune favours

— phrased Pasteur


Clear clouds once again reveal the diamonds

calming the inner storm

accepting such is life / a series of awakenings

soothing connections / congruency by adjusting the sails


Permit a natural fortitude

that flows / when let be

frees the voice

permitting self to say, it’s ok, be yourself.


When with intentional effort

being a true guide of doing, of thinking

quality is never an accident.


Maybe a psychological battle with the Leviathan

is not the answer / long-term

although symbolic in momentary soothing

maybe I could let the Leviathan be, like I want to be, free to be me

maybe free the flow of positive energies of who I am

maybe I could connect with the Leviathan

just say hello to that monster under my bed

maybe I could permit my ethics to smoothly guide me, naturally

maybe nothing owns me and I own nothing

maybe I can feel, be, love, share, with my conscious authentic self

by removing the shroud that hides the luster in my eyes, mind, heart and soul

so I can more clearly perceive the light of the new

being true to that strength and goodness that comes from within.


Accept. Breath. Smile.

So it is.

And, so it shall be.

I like how that sounds already.


Namasté, Leah

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