Moments

Image

Something over the shoulder

Out the screen door

Interrupts our chatter

I pounce to nab the light

Ideas are like that.

15 responses to “Moments”

  1. lromainebrown Avatar
    lromainebrown

    Reblogged this on LRomaine Writes and commented:

    From the beginning of my blog that’s not really about anything.

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  2. lromainebrown Avatar
    lromainebrown

    It’s agastache, growing on my sister’s back porch outside of Ashland, OR

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  3. Beautiful post! Simple and thought provoking. This is something that will stay with me. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. ‘Nabbing’ thoughts is important. I love having digital sticky notes that sync. It helps those thoughts from fleeting for good.

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  5. Very pretty! I love the pictures (in your header and in the post). For some reason I was very drawn to both of them after reading your poem.

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  6. The form reminds me of “The Red Wheelbarrow,” I love the mix of colloquial and poetic tone.

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  7. This is often such a hard thing to do, to “nab” them before they flutter away. Great job capturing this idea in your words. And as for your picture…I want to go there!

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  8. Love the mental image you created. I caught myself looking over my shoulder!

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  9. Moments are so fleeting, we must “nab” them when we can. Nice poem!

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  10. “I pounce to nab the light” – I do that so often with my photography but it’s the same with thoughts too. Thank you.

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  11. I love the image of trying to nab something so ungraspable as light. Just like an idea!

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  12. You have captured this so well. The quickness of noticing something and wanting to capture it. Ideas are like that. Your photograph illuminates your words.

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  13. Lovely. Thank you for this beautiful image. I wrote about ideas today to. You capture the essence in few, powerful words.

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  14. I love this…..especially the last line.
    What a beautiful picture. I’m wondering if you took it.

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  15. Kristen(kkilpatrick7) Avatar
    Kristen(kkilpatrick7)

    That’s exactly the way ideas are, and I need to be better at grabbing a hold to let it flourish.

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