Tuesday, December 11, 2007

unconnected moments---Writers Island



Writing about moments is in itself a moment. Any present moment is already a past. Here I write about unconnected moments.

picture unfolds as thoughts behold
unknown forgotten moments;
transient, fleeting past
takes a sudden hold.

‘what’ never gets asked,
‘why’ has been let go-
‘how’ recedes into nothing.

unconnected experiences,
momentarily forsaken-
strangely enriching.

29 comments:

Rambler said...

unconnected experiences,
momentarily forsaken-
strangely enriching.

I think I would like lots of those :)

Tinker said...

I like this poem. So much can happen in a moment - and you're right, they are so fleeting. Your second stanza says so much...

Marja said...

Gautami I love every single bit of it. Stunning poem

watermaid said...

I like the philosophy behind this poem.

paisley said...

i see the beauty and the unsung wisdom in your verse,, yet i do believe that every moment in time has made us who we are,, and thus cannot be washed away.... to do so would mean so much wasted time...

Rose-Dewy said...

I agree that each moment is past before you can experience. Slow down and be the moment.

Rose

xo

Rose Dewy Knickers said...

A new wrinkle Gautami, if you are signed into gmail, you can't use OpenId. Grrrrrrr.

Rose

xo

Ps said...

Liked the sentiments expressed in this.
Thanks for stopping by!

UL said...

Moments and memories beautifully tied, and somehow there is the connection amongst the 'unconnected'...

Thanks.

UL

Whitesnake said...

How many times are you going to get me to usethe word brilliant?

That wassimply stunning!

Just Jen said...

Your unconnected poem does connect with my post...lol. Maybe that's why we enjoy each other's blogs so much, great minds think alike! :)

Paris Parfait said...

So often seemingly unconnected moments turn out to have an unexpected connection. Nice work.

Preethi said...

Lovely... and how well you say it.. the unconnected experiences are indeed so enriching ...
Moment

Tammy said...

I wish I was prepared to write now that I'm back but I need to make the rounds. ;)

How cool you are a Tammy too! I'm really a Tamara but it just never fit.

It's great to see you are in tip top form. Wonderful words!

I've missed all of this!
XXOO

lissa said...

I guess it's easier to remember the moments when you're in it but when it's gone - it's gone. Wonderfully written.

lissa

tumblewords said...

Nice post! I particularly like the phrase 'momentarily forsaken'.

giggles said...

So often we wish we could revisit those moments to connect! Lovely and wise!

Jeques said...

Such moments await for our visit once in a while, to get re-connected with the past. Though we could not te-live them, still we can celebrate the moments by reminiscing ~ and oh, the joy it brings!

I wish you well.

~ Jeques

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

I like this so much, I can't even begin to pick a line or two to praise. This really speaks to me. I'd like to hang it on my wall, in fact.

Mary Timme said...

It was short, but (dare I say it?) unexpectedly pithy!

Writer on Board said...

GAUTAMI. Yes. Feels just like that. Nice.

SweetTalkingGuy said...

strangely enriching! maybe our whole life is but one moment!

Don Iannone said...

Good one, Gautami.

Keshi said...

hey Gautami :)

I wanna be unconnected to many things/ppl rite now...

Keshi.

Herb Urban said...

Every week you seemingly top yourself. This poem is leaves me entranced.

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

you said so much in such a small space. I love ones like that. :)

Robin said...

I really love what this says, and how it says it.

keith hillman said...

If I could find out how to write so much in so few words I'd bottle it and sell it! Once again, a gem.

polona said...

your poetry is always enriching.