This Sunday’s poem of the week is: The Living Moment

I write and publish my poetry first on Instagram. Then on Sundays, I post the poem that received the most likes or comments here on my blog. Below is my most popular Instagram poem this week, “The Living Moment”.


The Living Moment

Whatever is going to happen
in our world,
right now we have only
this instant.

This cell of time
and energy,
holding the past

the development of our dreams,
the doings and dealings
that delivered us here,
touching the future

the momentary imagining
the purity of possibility
driving us there,
dissolving the mind

its flaming ropes of reason
if we bring it our presence,
alive and enlivening.

Here and now
our blocks and our blessings,
our makings and mouldings,
our passions and pretences,
past and to come, all spun
into the fertilised egg
of this living

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