The Domino Effect – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

VJs Weekly Challenge – Domino Effect

Gene Tierney - c.1943.jpg

Photo: Actor Gene Tierney 1943.


“I loved her, not for the way she danced with my angels but for the way the sound of her name could silence my demons.”  Christopher Poindexter


The Domino Effect

I chained my fevered mind
and tethered my wasted soul,
making incantations,
potions of restraint, yet
in a moment I swam an ocean,
ran a marathon,
and stupored I
wove a path of hiding
in plain sight,
all to no avail,
as I unleashed
my imagination unravelled
in your flesh,
my defenses collapsed,
one by one
my chains fell off.

©Paul Vincent Cannon



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20 responses to “The Domino Effect – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. This poem made me smile – so dramatic – who amongst us haven’t sworn off love only to find it making of fool of us.

    Liked by 4 people

  2. Saying hi, my like button isn’t working anymore.


  3. lync56

    Wow what passion that you wove with your words


    Liked by 2 people

  4. It does have the domino effect. Very nice.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Agree to all the other comments, Paul! Cant say it better. Best wishes, Michael

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