Bob Blackwell

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! ! A Moment - Poem by Bob Blackwell

Just a moment.
Yes, a moment in time,
A moment in your day,
A moment in your life.

To act, create
to grieve, to cry
to smile, to laugh.
to love, to hate.

Do not grasp,
do not seize,
do not hold,
do not attach.

Its past, it’s gone
it’s not alive
its dead, it’s done.
So leave it now.


Bob Blackwell
13 February 2007


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  • Tatyana Gubaydullina (4/10/2010 1:49:00 AM)

    Great! Just what I think of the life! (Report)Reply

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  • C. P. SharmaC. P. Sharma (3/5/2010 2:31:00 AM)

    Sir, it is so sweet, it is so true. A moment is a complete saga of life in itself, enjoy it or kill it.
    Regards,
    CP
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  • Siddharth Singh (11/24/2009 8:31:00 AM)

    You almost succeeded in catching the
    moment for a moment.
    Great piece.
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  • Sonya Florentino (10/9/2009 2:48:00 AM)

    i had just read another poem that states that the true present is but a nano-second! ...everything else after that has become the past.... (Report)Reply

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  • Howard The Motivational Poet SimonHoward The Motivational Poet Simon (10/6/2009 10:52:00 AM)

    Excellently expressed my friend. (Report)Reply

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  • Seema Chowdhury (8/23/2009 10:12:00 PM)

    very nice and lovely poem.
    really enjoyed.
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  • Ritty Patnaik (7/24/2009 12:15:00 AM)

    A MOMENT is the eternal moment of truth! we live from moment to moment, which makes us aware of, seconds, minutes, hours, days, years and a lifetime.no sooner it makes its arrival, it passes, in a moment.we should make these moments, worthwhile, so that our pasts are taken care of.as you said, we live now, and we come back again.these moments, makes our deeds and destiny.a heart inspiring, poem to relish in a quietMOMENT. (Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (6/6/2009 6:33:00 AM)

    “To act, create
    to grieve, to cry
    to smile, to laugh.
    to love, to hate.”

    “Its past, it’s gone
    it’s not alive
    its dead, it’s done.
    So leave it now.”

    And the moment is now past.
    Excellent..............10...........
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  • Surayya Abbas (4/13/2009 11:32:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing such a beautiful poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Malcolm The Last. (4/9/2009 4:53:00 AM)

    A moment in time
    may last a lifetime!
    in a little moment's chime
    i made this short rhyme.

    Hey Bob, have you ever considered being a scriptwriter for movies.
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  • Pablo Cruise (3/15/2009 9:32:00 AM)

    Great poem, Bob. The talent is to take the mundane the inconceived and shed light. Love it! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (1/22/2009 5:21:00 AM)

    Yes, every second is a passing moment..why to brood then..great10 (Report)Reply

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  • Michael GaleMichael Gale (1/18/2009 12:09:00 AM)

    Ah yes! A moment in time... Hard to grasp and hard to hold onto.

    Great poem!

    God bless us poets all-MJG.
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  • Naseer Ahmed NasirNaseer Ahmed Nasir (1/13/2009 1:01:00 PM)

    Learn with the moment gone past to live in the next one. You have conveyed a very philosophical and meaningful thought in such a light way......Well Done Bob.....10/10. (Report)Reply

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  • Mamta Agarwal (1/8/2009 2:23:00 AM)

    living in the present moment- mindfully and in happiness. lovely. life is made of moments. don't live in the past, who knows about future. now is the moment.


    Mamta
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  • Mimi Fakhira (12/13/2008 7:58:00 AM)

    A poem full of life and realisation. It's about just enjoying life with the time we have. Not to grasp, hold or attach but just touch and when the time comes, let the moment fly. A moment in our life. Wow! I love your poem. A hundred marks! (Report)Reply

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  • Raj Nandy (11/10/2008 2:02:00 AM)

    From ' do not grasp to do not hold ' - is the very essence of philosophy of life!
    Since you have realised it & expressed the same, you have also become a
    philosopher poet! 10!
    -Raj Nandy
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  • Sathyanarayana M V SSathyanarayana M V S (10/18/2008 9:47:00 AM)

    Bob! Don't think I am flattering u. But this is pure classic, in content, structure and expression........a great piece.. (Report)Reply

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  • Fay SlimmFay Slimm (8/21/2008 3:38:00 PM)

    A beautiful description of the moments which make up life. Each one a precious opportunity and you remind us so well. Thank you Bob. Greetings from Fay Slimm in Cornwall U, K, (Report)Reply

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  • Frank Cannon (7/28/2008 11:01:00 AM)

    I have spent many moments in your company whilst reading your poetry and have left those moments now behind but the pleasure gained will remain for some time yet. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 15, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 15, 2011


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