Tuesday, March 10, 2009

This Moment

This moment seized
and yet is free

The moment gone

and yet a memory

This moment held

and yet is fleeing

This moment sad

and yet is hopeful

This moment quiet

and yet is screaming

This moment now

and yet is gone.

This moment is

and yet is no more.

Rose Marie Raccioppi

From Series Profile of Time 1977-1984
The Nobility of Time, Salvador Dali (1904-1989), Cast Bronze Sculpture, 1977
County Hall on London's South Bank


  1. I love the sense of nostalgia brought on by this poem, very nice :)

  2. It seems this moment will be remembered. Terrific. Simple, yet deep and a message to be heard.

  3. Time is a function of the physical world. Its reality is "bent" in the world of eternal TRUTH - Dali's "melting" clocks showed how fluid and unbinding time is when eternity is perceived.