To Trace – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“A carefree letting go of oneself, not a caution, but a wise blindness.” Rainer Maria Rilke

To Trace

To trace the colours of feeling,
the very flowers of poetry,
through psychic fonts, those
heralds of incomplete meaning
interrupted only by exceptions,
the dispossession of intention
swallowed in the jouissance of hope
lurking in the shadow edge
of the sun's haunting and delicious 
space in that uncrowded halycon hour.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

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12 responses to “To Trace – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Ah, poetry, how we long for your uncrowded halcyon hour.

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  2. Ah! the colours of feeling.

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  3. Uncrowded halcyon hour. I am pondering that for a while. Also pondering what has always been there in the shadows. Allegory?

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