Like Winter Gulls – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Photo: pixabay.com

“When emptiness is still, that is eternity. When it moves that is love.” Adyashanti

Like Winter Gulls

If love is possible how 
will it survive when all my 
self-beliefs, like winter gulls, 
have migrated south, leaving
me with the immutable
feeling that meaning has
abandoned me in a place 
where I don't have myself,
just a vacuum of abstractions,
like the absurd question, if 
love is possible, how will it 
describe me.


Copyright 2021 ยฉPaul Vincent Cannon
All rights Reserved ยฎ

43 Comments

Filed under awareness, Free Verse, identity, life, poem, psychology, quote

43 responses to “Like Winter Gulls – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Love could describe you as being affectionate, affable, attentive, amicable, brave, caring, considerate, cheerful, easygoing, faithful, forgiving, gentle, good listener, honest, heartfelt, kind and humorous.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. I feel this-not so much the love, yetโ€”

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Shared on Facebook. Are you there? if so I can tag you.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Yes … without love the orb is a void

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Indeed, how…
    Another one resonates.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Life and love are not immutable they always ebb and flow.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. “How will it describe me?” I love this take on love.

    Liked by 2 people

  8. so deep with many layers, love how you do that!

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Paul, so desolate and sad, but also poignantly beautiful! โค Take care

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Pingback: Like Winter Gulls โ€“ a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon | My Biz EmpowerKai

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.