What Do You See – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Photo: section of the scenery along Lesmurdie Falls.

“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” Henry David Thoreau

What Do You See? 

What do you see 
behind the moon,
beyond the sun,
under a mountain,
along a stream,
among the trees,
can you see it,
do you see it at all,
hidden clearly as 
nature's call to your 
heart of hearts to go
deeper, ignoring the
obvious and entering
your moment of 
understanding in the 
forest clearing,
can you hear its silence,
its unrestrained acceptance,
the song sung for you
from before the womb of
your consciousness?
Fall, fold into it, feel its breath
as your breath.


Copyright 2021 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
All Rights Reserved ®

16 Comments

Filed under awareness, bush walking, Forest, nature, poem, quote

16 responses to “What Do You See – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Breathe in. Breathe out. Move on.
    Jimmy Buffett.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Superb! Thai name is ‘ Nature’! Lovely writing!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. We are part of the nature, and only there we will find the peace we need to live. xx Michael

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