Yet No – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Sanctuary – Word of the Day


Photo: Ormiston Gorge, West MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Yet No

Calm, bucolic smells waft along the warming air
as birds flit and flurry in the vapoured light,
sandstone stout and stoic
holds water
better than any argument,
so quiet this pastorale
a place of beauty and refuge
midst the maddening world,
yet no true sanctuary
without you.

©Paul Vincent Cannon



Filed under bush walking, Country, Free Verse, life, mindfulness, poem, relationship

37 responses to “Yet No – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Yes, places give us refuge, but people, true sanctuary. Right on, Paul.
    And this is a beautiful place!

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  2. What beautiful countryside!

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  3. stunning pic and words … your faith shines through 🙂

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  4. Nathan AM Smith

    The ending is so good!

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  5. Amy

    no true sanctuary
without you. Beautiful!

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  6. I have felt this juxtaposition – to be in a place of awe and wonder, and at the same time longing for the one you wish you could share it with. Beautiful

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  7. lync56

    Such a beautiful place and your words took me back there and to relive those moments – beautiful poem


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  8. blindzanygirl

    Just lovely Paul

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