in the moment

you live

with shining eyes

completely centered

in this moment

your belly in touch

with earth

and i see so often

the concern you have

for humans

watching us and wondering why

we get so lost

in places where life has abated

we are all too often

held prisoner in our mind

struggling daily to leave behind

old pain

how long will it take

to grieve this past

sometimes the shock of it all

just hits me like a wave

and when it does

there you are

always and forever

faithful by my side

teaching me to ride the tide

while beckoning me at

its each and every turn

back into a deeper connection

with the present moment

and with life

3 thoughts on “in the moment

  1. That, is one important thing, our animals are here, to teach us: unconditional love, to live on a moment-to-moment basis, to just feel, happy and intrigued, by everything we encounter, in our, lives…

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