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  A Moment In Question
by William Bonilla
Sunday, October 02, 2011
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Questionable moments in time


“That could be me, That could be me,
If that were me,
I would be Looking at me
As I walked by“….
Walt Whitman


A Moment in Question
~~*~~

I watched him
In a cafe
Sipping coffee
Talking to himself
I’ve seen him around
Here and there
Huge man, glasses, neat
Serious type.

Today
It was different
For I now see him
For what he really is
I once thought him sane
Than again, I was ten.

He rose
Paid for this coffee
As he walked away
He made movements
With both hands.

As If
Instructing his unseen
Accomplices
To surround a person
Not there
Talking like Jack Webb

Now I feel
As though my thoughts
Are seeping, escaping, oozing
Out of my sanity.

Been finding myself struggling
With simple task
Of late
Time perpetrating obstacles
Along the way
Of my decisions
  Or is my sanity
In question.


William Bonilla
“D’Artagnan”
01/29/2011



 

 




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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/21/2011
A deeply moving and meaningful write that incites thought, William. Thank you. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 10/8/2011
Great write, William. Sadly we all become that senior person we use to wonder about....oh my
love and peace, Carole~
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 10/3/2011
Good to read you again...Have missed your golden pen. Don't question anything, just go with the flow of life as it happens. Can't change anything so don't dwell on it...
Love, peace and angel light,
Amber
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/3/2011
This is an extremely clever capture of a deeply human moment, William. Beautifully moving writing.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 10/3/2011
Very interesting write, William...I have my share of senior moments....sometimes it just takes all we have to hold it together...well done!

Anna
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 10/3/2011
enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 10/3/2011
I don't believe it's anything other than life. Great write.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 10/2/2011
"Or is my sanity
In question."

This has been you all along, Bill...as well it has been me too...e

Reviewed by JMS Bell 10/2/2011
WILLIAM, I AM 66 AND I HAVE 'SENIOR MOMENTS' AND...THE OLD GAL 'AIN'T WHAT SHE USED TO BE'...WE CHANGE WITH, WILLIAM...IT'S LIFE, IT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE GET OLDER. THERE IS HOWEVER, THERE IS A HUGE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOSING ONE'S MIND AND LOSING ONE'S YOUTH. LOVE YA...STAY PRAYERFUL. BLESSINGS AND MUCH FAITH TO YOU AND YOURS, JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
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