I Sang My Exile – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon


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“Let us put it generally: if a regime is immoral, its subjects are free from all Obligations to it.”  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

I Sang My Exile

I didn’t understand the beginning
let alone the disappointing ending
that never came past my mind,
an exit wound of bridges collapsed
in rivers of impenetrable ink
coursing primitive territories
where I walked my concerns
and talked my shortcomings,
feeding off subcultures,
those cults of dark rebellion
that slither in alleys
to light the way,
it was there that I
sang my exile.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com.


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

16 responses to “I Sang My Exile – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. I could see this one in a literature anthology with the Beat poets.

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  2. Its intriguing. Thank you for sharing, Paul. Best wishes, Michael

    Liked by 1 person

  3. lync56

    Wow amazing poem


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