Such An Interesting Question – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“When everything is connected to everything else, for better or for worse, everything matters.” Bruce Mau

Such An Interesting Question

Such an interesting question,
what is it that makes me different,
how am I seperate yet connected 
to all that lives and breathes,
have I even really thought about this,
and if I do, what difference would it 
make for the future of all things around me,
what could possibly change?

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Filed under awareness, ecology, environment, Free Verse, life

23 responses to “Such An Interesting Question – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. the interdependent web

    “ 7th Principle: Respect for the Interdependent Web of All Existence of Which We Are a Part”

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  2. You’re right. This is an interesting question.

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  3. Thought provoking indeed!


  4. Yes, everything and nothing could change. I feel it’s all about what kind of impact we think we have in the world. Sometimes I believe one person can make all the difference, other times I think there’s really nothing anyone can do. This question puts all of that to a point – how are we connected. If we’re all family, i.e. all humans are connected – what does that mean for how we treat each other? And expanding that to everything that lives and breathes? Truly thought-provoking.

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  5. Just think of what the world would be like if we all understood that we are connected. I doubt anyone would think of purchasing a gun to destroy another person. Maybe I am just dreaming a sweet dream, but I am tired of the nightmares.

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    • I weep for the families, how ever to go forward? So evil, and I cannot understand the need or the aggression to demand the right own and carry a gun. It seems like a reset is needed.

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  6. That’s a very interesting question, and so important how to act with or against the nature too. xx Michael

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  7. It is when the difference can’t be found that I question if I’ve been true to me.

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  9. lync56

    Fantastic poem and a great question that for me when I came to this knowing of connectedness changed everything


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