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This Moment

This Moment

The might of the Niagara falls is upon us
its spray a veritble deluge
one that envelops the boat
rains down on all our red raincoats...
and
yet she takes pictures
undaunted by this fierceness of nature
oblivious to all imminent danger
and unappreciative of this wonderous immersive moment...
Her prime concern is to record the moment
for history
for replays
for others to marvel at, and
for her to reminisce
And yet,
and yet,
in that very act of documenting the grandeur of that instant
she missed opening up to its magic
unfortunately escaping the spell it could've cast,
surely would've cast!
Simply put,
she didnt enjoy it for all its worth
didnt drink from its beauty
lose herself in its raw power
and become one with this uninhibited performance....
Maybe if she had accorded that moment as much respect
as she has given to the documenting of it
she may have learnt this of life's lessons...
a true 'in-the-moment' experience is as good as that 'out-of-b…