Lighter Than Air – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“Nothing goes right on the outside when nothing is going right on the inside.” Matthieu Ricard

Lighter Than Air

I placed myself at a center,
but the center moved, and kept
moving as I kept moving, until
I no longer understood where
the center was , until eventually 
I saw that it was where I was,
and so, I was able to embrace
the past as experience while 
looking forward to the next step,
unencumbered, lighter than air.

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18 responses to “Lighter Than Air – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Wonderful and uplifting, Paul! 🙂

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  2. Ah, to be lighter than air. Being at one with the air is okay, too!

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  3. Like the old joke. Nice work if you can get it😂

    Sent from my iPhone


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  4. Wonderful and uplifting (no pun intended – well, maybe).

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  5. oh Paul this truly is a magical place we all love to be. I wish we could stay there.. sigh..

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  6. Wonderful reflection of life.

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  7. lync56

    Yes the importance of being centred within – great poem


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