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Life is Just a Moment

Updated on March 22, 2012
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Choose wisely

Life is just a moment

In time

Nothing will last forever

As the years go by

Time is lost

Fading away

Be happy

Set yourself free

Of worries

Thoughts that blind you today

Tomorrow is always a new start

The ideas of today

Will have different meaning


Before you know it

Everything will be over

The end it will be near

Life will be done

If you don't make the best now

You will have many regrets

That will block your mind

Start today

To enjoy every moment

And you

In the end

Will be set free


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    • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

      Caroline Marie 

      7 years ago

      Hi Vinaya so true. Thank you for stopping by. Have a great day.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 

      7 years ago from Nepal

      We don't get second chance in life. Life is is just a one take.

      Your words are thought provoking.

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      Caroline Marie 

      7 years ago

      @ Thank you Jim! I am glad you liked it.

      @ Mckbird thank you for reading!

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      7 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Terrific sentiment, right on the money.

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      James W. Nelson 

      7 years ago from eastern North Dakota

      Scary-looking foot bridge, Caroline, but very homey-looking too, and perfectly illustrates your poetry. Good job!

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      Caroline Marie 

      7 years ago

      @ Cheryl thank you!

      @ Stessily thank you for that quote. It was beautiful! I am happy you came back and you found something special in it. I did also when it came to me. :)

      @ Savanah thank you!

      @ Ruby so true. Thank you for stopping by.

      @ ImKarn23 thank you very much!

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      Karen Silverman 

      7 years ago

      A simple truth that should be common sense - yet isn't! Live everyday as if it were your last - suck the life out of it! Beautiful piece of writing, Carolinemd!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful true words, Live as if there's no tomorrow...

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      7 years ago

      Very beautiful. The only thing we have in life is this very moment and if we live according to that, then there are no regrets. Nicely written.

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      7 years ago

      Caroline, I came back to this amazing poem today because the deep, wisely compassionate thoughts which are expressed here resounded throughout the weekend. You have an incredible ability

      "To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour" (William Blake, "Auguries of Innocence").

      Kind regards, Stessily

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      Cheryl Simonds 

      7 years ago from Connecticut

      Oh how true. Beautiful. Voted up and beautiful.

    • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

      Caroline Marie 

      7 years ago

      @ Stessily LOL thank you. You give the best compliements!

      @ Thank you Debbie! I love you stopping by!

      @ Thanks Gypsy for reading and commenting. :)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      7 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Great poem voted up and awesome. A bit sad but you are so right about living for the moment. There is a song which has the words today is yesterday's tomorrow.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      7 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Caroline this is so true...Choose wisely

      Life is just a moment

      In time

      Nothing will last forever

      and you said it so well.

      I love your hub

      so awesome

      voted way up


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      7 years ago

      Caroline, Your words sparkle with compassionate wisdom. I love the way that you draw your readers in with your poetic, uncluttered style. You go, girl!

    • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

      Caroline Marie 

      7 years ago

      @ Thanks Katrine for reading and commenting! I totally agree with living in the present.

      @ Hi Sky LOL thank you for that great compliment. I am glad you liked this poem. I came up with it in a moment of sadness about life trying to comfort myself in a way. Thank you for your constant positive support. Why will you not be on as much? Take care good friend.

      @ Thanks Michael!

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      7 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Great poem Caroline.

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      7 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      Hi my dear lady Caroline . Love that bridge in the pic , it leads to new beginnings.

      I smiled when I saw the name , making me eager to read, I read, and I said to myself , there she goes. I read over again ,and did something I haven't really done before, and said to myself , life is truly great. I believe you are onto something , and it starts with this poem.

      I will always follow you. Won't be around as much on here as much but I will be checking in. Got what I was waiting for, and this journey that is life continues.


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      7 years ago

      Nice writing Caroline. Yes we need to try to live every day fully, give it our best, and live for the present. To appreciate all experiences that come our way, and make the best of what and who we are. Voted up and beautiful :-)

    • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

      Caroline Marie 

      7 years ago

      @ Hi Fennelseed thank you for reading and your comment! I'm glad you enjoyed my poem.

      @ Hi Epi thanks for stopping by. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you too!!!

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      7 years ago

      ..and I always love spending these (poetic) moments with you ..... lake erie time 6:43am and Happy Saint Patrick's Day!!!!!!

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      Annie Fenn 

      7 years ago from Australia

      Yes, it is just a moment, lovely wise words. Voting up and SHARING.


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