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Below is the poem entitled Momentary Reflection which was written by poet Terry Cunningham. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Momentary Reflection

I was paralyzed in thought,
and standing all alone;
Surrounded by darkness,
everything was gone...

With barely a glimpse, from the corner of my eye;
I was travelling so fast as I passed myself by.
I was moving at high speed, as if,
somehow out of time.

Thinking to myself, looking back into the distance;
Could I have been resting, 
or was there something on my mind;
Maybe, I was just Reflecting,
on some Moments from past times...

A Momentary Reflection,
I thought as I laughed;
Reflections of mistakes, so many in my past;
Or maybe the future, and thoughts of my death.

There's no point in thinking that anything can change;
I passed myself there and found myself here;
Crossroads unmarked, destination unphased,
Trembling,
like a lost dog, covered in mange...

A strength unfound, a desire to disappear;
A Momentary Reflection,
of how I found my way here.

As I watch myself in quiet,
with no desire to stop;
In slow motion I fall,
from a single gunshot...

A Momentary Reflection,
of where I stood at the start;
Maybe if I had slowed, or come to a stop,
this Moment I have witnessed,
the confusion and doubt;
Just maybe, somehow;
I could have found a way out...

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  1. Date: 8/1/2012 7:55:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poem. I liked the parts where you were passing your self. Ta his poem was indeed a "Momentary Reflection." Thanks foe sharing your work with us. Jancarl

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    Date: 8/1/2012 9:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    NO, Thank u for taking the precious time u spent to read it..