Yes – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“I think the eyes flirt most. There are so many ways to use them.” Anna Held

Yes

Never a word in
this delicious conversation,
your eyes yessed mine
with unnerving penetration,
without invitation,
your corners creased with
Persephone's confidence,
your gentle assault overrunning 
my fleeting ambivalence,
putting doubt to the sword in
deft strokes of sparkle.


Copyright 2021 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
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21 Comments

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21 responses to “Yes – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Sensing the essence of love, with emotions!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Yes .. and you finale two lines are exquisite Paul ..

    Liked by 1 person

  3. That’s some very serious flirting!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Whaoooo… that one was good!

    Liked by 1 person

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  6. Charis Counselling

    So beautiful

    >

    Like

  7. I have a friend who named her daughter Persephone

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