Moments

 

 

moment   

[moh-muh nt]                                                                                                                      

noun:  an indefinitely short period of time; instant:

 

that moment when

love

moves in.

 

that moment when

forgiveness arrives

at last.

 

that moment when

the ugly duckling

sees the swan

that is her.

 

that moment when

life leaves.

 

that moment when

his eyes shift

from light to dark

and you realize

with dread

what it means.

 

that moment when

the new mother

is born.

 

that moment

when the silence screams.

 

that moment when

Truth

unlocks the gate.

 

that moment when

IT

ends.

 

that moment when

you release the need to know why.

 

that moment when

you decide to say yes.

 

that moment when

you realize that the pain

is gone.

 

that moment when

joy returns.

 

that moment when

you finally understand.

 

that moment

when you acknowledge

that the only thing that matters is

this moment.

 

What a tasty morsel this moment is.

5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Momof2
    Jan 31, 2017 @ 12:43:26

    Poignantly said!

    Reply

  2. Sacha
    Feb 01, 2017 @ 11:43:02

    wow. magnificent.

    Reply

  3. Emily
    Mar 03, 2017 @ 01:02:16

    Missed this one. You are a poet and I didn’t even know it

    Reply

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