If A Day Can Be – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.” John Lennon

If A Day Can Be 

If a day can be, then just let it be,
let it evolve without synthetic control,
without saccharine precision or that
timetabled conscience ingrained,
the day is just a day, why force yourself
upon it for the sake of producing
something meaningful, that cold press
of identity that withers at sunset,
let the day just be.


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34 responses to “If A Day Can Be – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. One of the best things about being retired is that I can “let the day just be”

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  2. You have got me thinking Paul .. and then I found this quote to help me out ..
    “Just watch this moment, without trying to change it at all. What is happening? What do you feel? What do you see? What do you hear?”
    ― Jon Kabat-Zinn,

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  3. This is beautifu, Paul. “let the day just be”. With no regrets at the end of the day.

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  4. Oh, but it’s so hard! Can I schedule it in, lol

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  5. I’d like to back that up, Paul!

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  6. Good reminder that we all just need to slow down and rest sometimes! Lovely, Paul. 🙂

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  8. Charis Counselling

    I love this poem – and agree with the “just let it be”

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