On Edge – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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On Edge

Your circular saw intrusion
slicing the air,
unwelcome jolt
my emotions raw
as the door shuts
tension remains
your departure
leaves the air unresolved,
like a tightrope
I’m on edge
with the day.

©Paul Vincent Cannon


Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under Free Verse, life, poem, relationship

45 responses to “On Edge – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Oy. Yes! Unsettled for sure!

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  2. You’ve caught the unresolved tension perfectly.

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  3. I love your take on the prompt, Paul!

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  4. Know that feeling. I need closure.

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  5. that sense of unease permeates and we all need resolution, helps us sleep better at night!


  6. “Your circular saw intrusion” wow the imagery drew a visceral response. Lovely poem, Paul that speaks to, and for, others.

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  7. I love the symbolism of the circular saw intruding!

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  8. Wordings incite a call for fortitude and taking a disposition as perpetrator or victim. Nicely orchestrated Paul. ☕😊

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  9. Imagine a relationship where this is your groundhog day.

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  10. Wonderful, evocative response to the prompt!

    (I’m having WP issues so I’m sorry if this posts twice 🙄)

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  11. lync56

    Yes another true emotion evoked so well by your words


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  12. Love the wonderful ending “on edge with the day”. 😉

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  13. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:

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