Speaking Silence – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Discovery – 5 Lines

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Speaking Silence

It took a while, a circuit or three,
but I discovered that silence is not the silence I thought it was,
for silence speaks a language of other,
a knowing not knowing that speaks for itself,
arriving and arriving and arriving.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

Paul,

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26 responses to “Speaking Silence – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. So, so true. Wonderfully written Paul.

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  2. Silence can be a powerful language. I love the line “a knowing not knowing that speaks for itself,”

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  3. beautiful in its thoughtfulness.

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  4. lync56

    Such a beautiful expression of silence an meditation for me

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  5. Hélène Vaillant

    Silence… a discovery in itself…I liked this thoughtful poem.

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  6. Very good works. I like it also because it is short in length, that matches the theme.

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  7. layers and layers of depth 🙂

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  8. I, too, have found that silence has its own language. A language with learning. Thank you for sharing your lines with In Other Words.

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  9. I, too, have found that silence has its own language. A language worth learning. Thank you for sharing your lines with In Other Words.

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  10. An excellent perspective of wisdom supercedes ignorance. and intuition.

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  11. Love the insight. You have a wonderful way with words.

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