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Living the Moment

Learning His lessons at last The past must die as the past The future must never exist So let the fates turn and twist No time to berate and bemoan Each instant is ever on loan Right now is the now or never Nothing but God lasts forever

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 6/4/2015 10:41:00 AM
What a marvelous read from a blessed paged built on lines constructed with the lyrics of the skies and words well supported by dynamic foamy clouds. Message well expressed! No doubt an absolute 7##.
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Date: 6/2/2015 7:50:00 PM
Tim, beautifully penned poems, I must research Frost and thanks for visiting my poem, June Tapestry and for the nice comment
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Date: 5/29/2015 11:46:00 AM
A great write and one to inspire! I wish I was better at living in the moment. I was born worrying about everything and nothing...life is better when I'm lost in the simple pleasures of my children or lost in words on a page, my escapes from the need to overanalyze! Thanks for sharing your wisdom, Tim. Hugs, Rhonda
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Date: 5/26/2015 4:30:00 PM
Tim, this is wonderful, I think your writing is great, 7 and thanks for visiting my poem, hydro-licious
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Date: 5/26/2015 8:37:00 AM
An inward journey filled with thoughts designed to inspire the heart to live in the moment of now. Emile. #7
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Date: 5/25/2015 2:42:00 PM
A deep and inspirational write. I love the last line!
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Date: 5/25/2015 12:00:00 PM
:) Such a thoughtful write! Fave line, "Each instant is ever on loan" I like how instant and ever bounce of each other! And the line really resonated to me. The only scary thing about death, to me, is that I want to be here as long as I can be for my girl. If I can live till she is 30, I can die feeling she is old enough... I want to ensure she has happiness, love, security around her. You always send such positive words to the universe... hugs and cheers, Cyndi
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Date: 5/25/2015 12:45:00 PM
Thanks my friend! Your comments always mean so much to me. I wouldn't mind sticking around on this earth awhile either...Believe it or not, I have two identical twin great-grandsons who will be starting 9th grade next year and I hope to live long enough to perhaps be a great-GREAT-grandfather...
Date: 5/24/2015 1:50:00 PM
Love this, Tim! Those last four lines are truly inspirational. Great work! Love, Kim
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Date: 5/24/2015 10:48:00 AM
hey, you did great by emulating the style of Robert Frost. I just love that quote you noted. it was in that movie The Outsiders. So funny what you said about popeye. I researched the show before writing the poem and it said that SweePea was at first a 'ward" of Popeyes, and then later in newer versions of it on tv, sweepea became Olive Oyle's baby!! Hmmm, a single mother. hahaha
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Date: 5/24/2015 5:27:00 AM
Awesome verse here that flowed so nicely. and with excellent word choice! "The future must never exist So let the fates turn and twist" Love those lines!! Finely penned! Always, Laura
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Date: 5/24/2015 12:07:00 AM
Tim you are very clever. Enjoyed:) Thank you for sharing your poem. Goodnight **SKAT**
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Date: 5/23/2015 8:50:00 AM
I love that classic poem by Frost "Nothing Gold Can Stay" whereas that is about nature, this is so meaningful and true too. Excellent. 7
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Date: 5/23/2015 7:53:00 AM
Mr. Frost would be worried.....nice job Tim.
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Date: 5/23/2015 4:21:00 AM
Very creative and brilliant lines full of wisdom and truth. "Nothing but God lasts forever."
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