Fullness – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

RDP Saturday – Spring


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“I want to do to you what spring does with cherry trees.”  Pablo Neruda



The beautiful blossom was in its fullness
and the buds were lush and ripe,
swollen with colour so strong,
stems supple with every flex,
the birds and the bees came
to be tantalised by that sweet nectar,
so rich a honey overflowing, it ached,
she looked up as he turned,
he smiled her personification of spring.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under Free Verse, love, nature, poem, quote, relationship, romance

39 responses to “Fullness – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. blindzanygirl

    Very beautiful

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  2. Beautiful. As beautiful as spring blossoms and a young woman in full bloom. A young woman personifies the spring season in all its richness and beauty.


  3. I left a comment here but it seems to have disappeared! 😕
    Love your layered take on the prompt, Paul. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. A sensuous poem worthy of the great Neruda!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Amy

    Very beautifully expressed. 🙂

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  6. Delightful Paul. Very romantic. 🥰

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  7. Its a very romantic prophecy, for the upcoming spring. Michael

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  8. lync56

    So so beautiful


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  9. Very romantic, I myself love spring so your poem gave me a bit of nostalgia.

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