For a Moment

by Ron Padgett

It’s funny how
if you just let go
of things they

will come to
you. That is to say
sometimes. So what

good is such a
generalization?
Ah, it makes you

feel good to say
such things from
time to time,

as if you actually
and really and truly
knew something!

“For a Moment” by Ron Padgett from Collected Poems. © Coffee House Press, 2013

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