We Sat Together – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

RDP Monday – Mend


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“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through struggle”. Martin Luther King Jn.


We Sat Together

The room went very quiet as we sat together,
it was a pigment of their imagination
that we were perhaps not quite right,
somehow an offence to
the workings of the universe,
but we sat none-the-less
making our mend
one conversation at a time,
bridging the gulf of
someone’s triumphant version of history,
grounding ourselves in each other,
making our paths straight.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under Free Verse, life, philosophy, poem, politics, quote, relationship

35 responses to “We Sat Together – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. I love ‘pigment of imagination’! I had written about colour a couple of days ago!

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  2. Pigment of imagination. Bravo.
    Happy Monday.

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  3. Pigment of the imagination is brilliant. Poem is good too. 🙂

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  4. I love the play on “none-the-less” … this poem came from a good place. The world needs this.

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  5. I love it! Very clever wording.

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  6. ‘making our mend’, ‘bridging the gulf’ we need more of this please!

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  7. A very community building poem, Paul! For me it shows how we in need for more communication too. Michael

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  8. I concur with the comments of your other readers!

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  9. lync56



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