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LiveFor The Moment.

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LiveFor The Moment.

I inhaled the beauty deep
the excitement as a child
paddling for the first time
through ripples that tickled 
at feet.

I thought I knew this world
I thought that it knew me
but a message was sent in dream
that life can be better, I know, I've seen.

When you look at death head on,
when you've heard an angel in song,
you fight so for the strength to be strong,
appreciate whats here and more of whats gone.

So step outside your door,
see the trees, feel the breeze,
see them for the first time,
be that child you lost, somehow,
live for the moment, for the moment
is now.

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  1. Date: 1/5/2010 4:02:00 PM

    Ann, Congratulations, twice! For your poems being featured this week on the Soup!! Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 10:34:00 AM

    Congratulations on being featured and the poem is great

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 8:45:00 AM

    Many congratulations on your fine poetry being featured this week, Happy New Year to you >> James

  1. Date: 1/4/2010 3:32:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Ann. May you have may more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/17/2009 11:55:00 AM

    Hello Ann, great job and best wishes in the next round. ~Joseph

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 11:36:00 AM

    Beautiful and very poignant, congrats and good luck... Janette

  1. Date: 5/3/2009 11:33:00 AM

    Ann, my belated congrats in making the semi finals...Raul

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 9:10:00 AM

    Wonderful inspirational write here, Ann. Now that it is a "first round survivor" ... smile ... good luck int he contest!

  1. Date: 4/15/2009 6:55:00 AM

    Ann, What an enchanting poem to win in the semi- finals. Congratulations! I wish you success in the finals. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 4/9/2009 7:40:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry making it in the semi finals. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/5/2009 10:02:00 AM

    Ann - Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round, best of luck in the finals – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 4/4/2009 8:05:00 PM

    great piece... you are a great talent. i salute thy pen... I love this piece. please keep writing. i will like to read your great mind through your pen. we realy need to wait and see the brighter side of life. congrat on a well deseverd first round survival. wishing you all the best in the finals

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 1:19:00 AM

    Hey Ann...I really like this one....How we were when we were young is how we are suppose to be....Care free and playful