The Moment (poem)

I touched upon a moment gone astray

What did I kiss is very hard to say

Some lost forbidden from a yesterday

A path uncertain meaning and decay

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What started off as dreams of far away

And fields of flowers in their full array

As heaven put its finest on display

When something tore this fairy tale apart

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At first I took no notice of display

It’s just a fancy having its own way

I didn’t sense the things about to start

I paid no heed to dark approaching clouds

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I didn’t know why my heart yearned to stay

As a the storm rolled in

From some distant mountains

Bringing bitter rains

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Where was the sunshine of moment ago

Astray decay I say to the oncoming flood

Which drowns me in confusion

Why am I still smiling

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And as sudden as it came it was gone

Forgotten reasons

Forgotten seasons

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All it left me was this

A thank you and a kiss

Comments 9 comments

DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Beautiful poem, Martin.

Dreams of yesteryears come back to make us question decisions

made. The haunting truth is that we will never know.


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

Very lovely Martin!


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

A lovely poem, Martin.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

So beautiful and the video is perfect for this piece...Loved it..


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carolinemd21 2 years ago from Close to Heaven

Beautiful poem!


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Amazingly beautiful, Martin.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Lovely poem and pearling.


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teaches12345 2 years ago

Beautiful. So many decisions to make and we hope we made the right one at the moment.


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aviannovice 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Quite a legacy, I dare say.

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