Spiced With Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

5 Lines – Potluck – In Other Words


Photo provided by Patricia’s Place


Spiced With Love

We had a little gathering from all along our street,
a Bob, a Jane or two, a Susan, James and more,
all placed a gift or three in our communal pot,
from generosity to empathy and listening stirred right in,
while some so very carefully spiced it with their love.

©Paul Vincent Cannon


Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under challenge, Five Lines, Free Verse, life, mindfulness, poem

32 responses to “Spiced With Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. The best spice of all.

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  2. lync56

    Beautiful sentiment – cleverly written


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  3. Lovely, Paul. Makes me long for the days of block parties, which no one does anymore.

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  4. Beautiful food, words and experiences!

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  5. Really looks yummy! I love gatherings.

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  6. So glad you shared this wonderful summer experience with us.

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  7. I want some of what is in that pot. That’s the best spice! Thanks for sharing.

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  8. A community one wants to live in.

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  9. a community hot pot, love the warmth here

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