Poem · Poetry

The Timeless Now

The Timeless Now

 

May you trust and be

In the present moment, but

When is the Now?

 

Each second shades to the past.

Each second greets the next!

When is the Now?

 

Now is the space between

Then and Next.

The stillness between each breath.

Elusive, and yet, luminous.

Not Today.

Not This Week.

Not This Year.

It’s Now,

This very moment

In a space of time,

The minute space between

Then and Next,

Just a bit of time that spans

The space between suns,

So vast it takes millennia to explore.

 

The space of no breath between

Time expanding and contracting,

Pulling universes together

And apart as

The tides of time,

The space where heart resides

Now and Forever, for

Ever is a vast space of time.

 

May you find that space

Of abundant stillness

Between Then and Next,

The Timeless Now,

And be reborn to breath.

 

Copyright©2018/03/28 Barbara Harris Leonhard @extraordinarysunshineweaver.wordpress.com

Image: “Time Flies” digital art ©Martha Harris

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