Towards Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon


“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” Oscar Wilde

Towards Love

Hope waited long,
until one day,
hope cried out in the
wilderness of life,
a singular sound, 
a solitary word,
exposing all that was stolen,
silencing the clamour of
desolation, until hope cried
even louder, calling to the 
very heart, opening the gate
through which we ran, ran 
towards the voice crying love.

Copyright © Paul Vincent Cannon
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Filed under awareness, Free Verse, life, love, poem, quote

34 responses to “Towards Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Wow, Paul. There is anguish and renewal in this poem.

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  2. Light to remove darkness!

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  3. Hope is stretched thin today

    Liked by 4 people

  4. That’s a wonderful imagination and a lovely poem PV 👍🤝

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  5. I always try to carry an extra vital of hope with me everywhere I go, one never knows when they’ll need it. 😊❤️

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  6. the voice crying love.

    Wow. This line feels so sad to me, Paul 😦


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  7. I’ve never really thought of hope as love before. Your poem has helped me see it in a different light.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. A very good explaination and addition to the wonderful quote of Oscar Wilde. Thank you for sharing, Paul! Have a wonderful day! Michael

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  9. Oh, sorry: wonderful evening! 😉

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  10. lync56

    another one drawing us to reflect and contemplate


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