Fragments Of You – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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Fragments Of You

I remember,
as a child you were
sometimes so terrifying,
your anger could splinter my whole being,
and now, years later,
you are gone,
the terror long subsided,
my self more complete,
now I am trying to put together
the fragments
of you.

Β©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com

36 Comments

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36 responses to “Fragments Of You – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Reblogging to my sister site Timeless Wisdoms

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  3. You have taken a dark memory and yet your words are so beautifully expressed with such calmness.

    Liked by 4 people

  4. I feel this. It could be me in splinters or others in my life. Thx

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  5. You’ve articulated something very important about human relationships and how perspectives shift.

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  6. Great take on the prompt. This resonated with me

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  7. I dreamed something very much like this in a terror dream. Told no one. How could you know? Wizard.

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  8. Amy

    Beautifully expressed.

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  9. lync56

    Wow – a glimpse into your heart

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