Hope – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“Hope is passion for what is possible.”  Soren Kierkegaard

Hope

Those days, when life seems
constrained somehow
to small spaces of feeling
in the midst of the hurried
affairs of feet rushing past,
in my waiting,
in my knowing,
audacious confidence
burns into my skin as
my words come back to me,
that hope comes from struggle.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com

 

39 Comments

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

  1. Hope from the struggle within and without. Your words ring so truly to me today, Paul.

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  2. You found the perfect picture for this poem.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. The photo and the word hope made me smile!!

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  4. I think that good writing is always the result of a struggle.

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  5. I do believe hope springs from struggle. It takes darkness to appreciate the light.
    Wonderful, Paul.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Great post, Paul. Very timely

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Sometimes audacious confidence is called for.

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  8. lync56

    Beautiful especially at these times we are living through

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  9. You, sir, are a master. That last line is gold.

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  10. Great words, are touching me too. Thank you Paul! Best wishes, Michael

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