Laughing As It Goes – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security, there never was such an animal.” Ray Bradbury

Laughing As It Goes

How fragile life really is,
our time is not an eternity,
though not just three score and ten,
life is so unpredictable, so varied,
tenuous, and everything changes,
especially when we aren't looking,
and if you're not looking it can
pass you by, laughing as if goes.

Copyright 2022 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
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Filed under awareness, Free Verse, life, poem, quote

21 responses to “Laughing As It Goes – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. We do have to pay attention to get the important stuff.

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  2. Beautiful, and a little laughter cannot harm. xx Michael

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Beautiful piece! Thank you for sharing

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Yes, let’s have fun, as possible. xx Michael

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Awareness is necessary to keep up with it and appreciate it.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. True !! One should always kept head high
    No wonder what happened

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  7. lync56

    So so true – love this poem too


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