Handmade Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Handmade – In Other words



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Handmade Love

We did the hardest yards all those years ago,
when money was so tight, absent, and we were
simplicity before the internet said, and you
loved us dearly with foods, hugs and tears,
and all those precious handmade things

©Paul Vincent Cannon


Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under Five Lines, Free Verse, life, love, poem

34 responses to “Handmade Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. So beautiful! I love the line “simplicity before the internet said”

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  2. I’m a bloke who’s not afraid to cry… Could someone please pass me a hanky. Love it Paul, LOVE IT !!

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  3. All the handmade things that are priceless.

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  4. Muntazir

    Beautifully written. The beauty of handmade stuff is unparalleled.

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  5. Absolutely beautiful!❤️

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  6. Hélène - Willow Poetry

    The best gift of all, handmade things. Touching poem Paul.

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  7. indeed well said .. we all appreciate handmade things, priceless insight 🙂

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  8. Sentimental and sweet, Paul.

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  9. Such lovely memories to treasure 🙂

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  10. I loved it from the opening line on and am sharing it with the one with whom I survived and shared for over 50 years now.

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  11. My father once made a handmade cart for us children. So we could carry things in it.

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  12. lync56

    Oh that is beautiful


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  13. Beautifully said. So few make things these days which is sad. What is handmade and gifted is precious. Thanks for sharing your poem of remembrance.

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