Unmake For A While – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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Photo: unattributed, found on Bing Images.

Roughly: Butterfly – eggs – caterpillar- chrysalis – butterfly. The photo above shows a butterfly emerging form its chrysalis, a transforming process.

 

Unmake For A While

In order to do one must first be,
and to be one must withdraw to a quiescent space
and unmake for awhile,
before unfolding into newness refreshed,
transformed.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

Paul,

pvcann.com

12 Comments

Filed under Five Lines, Free Verse, nature, poem

12 responses to “Unmake For A While – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. lync56

    That is beautiful

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    Liked by 2 people

  2. Nice combination of metaphysics/ontology and biology.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. “unmake” what a lovely word!

    Liked by 1 person

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