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Lana Brown "I Can Move Mountains"

In "I Can Move Mountains", poet, Lana Brown, engages her audience in an exploration of faith, spirituality, and resulting rewards.

Brown is a graduate of Alcorn State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Communications; a Master of Arts in Secondary English Education; and a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education with a Concentration in Reading and Gifted Education. She also holds a Specialist in Education degree in Psychometry from Jackson State University. A retired instructor in gifted education with the Natchez Adams School District, Brown was selected by the Mississippi Department of Education to be a member of the ELA/Literacy High Quality Instructional Materials (HQIM) Review Team in the fall of 2020.

"I Can Move Mountains"

For I Can See

Where the horizons began

An invitingly beautiful crescendo to a glowing sunset

The Golden Ticket

A blazing trail leading to sunset

An Invitation to the Winner’s Circle

The Pinnacle

Opening my eyes to unimaginable landscapes

A privilege to enjoy

Granted to those Who Know Patience

An Understanding that a Beginning has no End

Always mountains to climb


A coup d'etat

The Desecration of the Messenger from Above

Giving birth to a  the Ultimate Sacrifice

A Divine Intervention

The King of Calvary

Leaving it ALL on the Battlefield 

For me

The Sacrificial Lamb

The Savior

A Waymaker

From the past, to the present, to the future

I am the Seed

Roooted from Eden to Armageddon

Descending from a rotten Fruit


Yet, Each day when theSon rises

I am made NEW

The wind blows 

Although no energy is present

Lifting my sails

For As He Rises

 So, I Rise

Spreading the Seed


Surviving from His Last Breath

Blessing my Ascension

Because of Him

I'm a Heiress

To Eternity

Yet at a price

Watch me, 


Reaching for the Son

Who Illuminates my path

Lana B


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