I Put My Book Down – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon


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“Yon rosebuds in the morning-dew, how pure amang the green.”  Robert Burns

I Put My Book Down

She came through the open door
dancing with abandon,
and unfurling bud my rose whose
delicate, wet, pink folds captivated
all my senses and I put my book down.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under Five Lines, Free Verse, love, mindfulness, poem, quote, romance

22 responses to “I Put My Book Down – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Such a lot between and beneath those lines 🙂

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  2. Beautiful photo and words

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  3. A very image-provoking poem! 🙂 Nice picture to go with it too.

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  4. I thought that she came in through the bathroom window.

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  5. The only case you can put down a book. 😉 Love it, Paul! Romance meets real life. 🙂 Michael

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  6. Perfect!! I bet you did …

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