Arsiema Berhane

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Crazy Questions - Poem by Arsiema Berhane

Have you ever
Stood for one moment
Stopped everything
And gave a thought
About today?

Have you ever
For one minute
Stopped everything
And looked round you
And appreciated the view?

Have you ever
For an instant
Stopped everything
And felt bright
That you are part of this planet?


Have you ever
For a second
Stopped everything you do
And felt proud
Cus you are you?

Have you ever
For a trice
Stopped everything you do
And thought about
The people around and
Figured what a helleven hell
It would have been
If they were not around you?
Have you?
Have you?

May be 'yes'
May be 'no'
May be 'I don't care'
May be 'I don’t know'.
18/10/2002


Comments about Crazy Questions by Arsiema Berhane

  • (6/22/2006 11:27:00 AM)

    this is great...all the right questions! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (2/6/2006 7:30:00 AM)

    Made me stop and think, once again. Few words, maximum impact. Nice write. Julia (Report)Reply

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  • (1/5/2006 8:39:00 AM)

    Every day i stop, just for a second because that's all it takes to recognise what i have....and i'm happy. It's a shame how some people don't bother. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/3/2006 7:00:00 AM)

    Yes everyday! It doesn't half make me late sometimes! And get me strange looks when I ask the question out loud! ! Moyax (Report)Reply

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  • (12/20/2005 12:44:00 AM)

    I have and i think the more we stop and wonder the more we discover (Report)Reply

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  • Egal Bohen (10/22/2005 1:09:00 PM)

    Its nice to know so many do isn't it? I like this one - it encourages reflection
    Egal Bohen...
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  • (10/10/2005 3:30:00 AM)

    Yes, I have! ! !

    LuV
    VidZ
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  • (6/10/2005 11:38:00 AM)

    Reminds me of the poem: 'What is this life if full of care / We have no time to stand and stare...' Specially liked the 3rd stanza - very pantheist (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 23, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 5, 2005


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