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Poetry by Robert Stone: Beyond the present moment, a sonnet

Beyond the present moment
-a sonnet for my own birthday
I see and then forget most things I saw
and wonder if reality is more
than memories from which I can't withdraw
because me now requires the me before.

I am not satisfied with now and seek
to reach beyond the present moment view.
I am not certain and expect some tweak
to falsify the future past anew

I would that images were fixed to show
a single meaning signaling a time
when either good above or bad below
example settled, sealed with its own chime.

To craft a record true of life events
demands examination of intents.

- Robert Stone, 5 February 2013
The next earlier Robert Stone Poetry: Nature loves the core

This story was posted on 2013-02-05 17:37:01
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