Such Wonder – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

At dVerse Grace is hosting Poetry Form with an invitation to write an Octelle ( 8 lines with 88777788 syllables and aabbccaa rhyming) and the poem to include personification.

“Simply wait, be quiet, still the world will freely offer itself to you.” Franz Kafka

Such Wonder

There was such wonder in the clouds,
faces and shapes of lowly crowds,
rising misty portraiture,
clouds as a caricature,
taking me from the dark blight,
into my heart of clear light,
where there's no place for any dowds,
just clouds as heavenly love shrouds.


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20 responses to “Such Wonder – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Very nice! I’ve yet to tackle it☺️

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  2. There is wonder all around us. Just just have to look for it!

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  3. sanaarizvi

    This is absolutely stellar writing here, Paul! I love how graceful the rhymes are especially; “rising misty portraiture/clouds as a caricature.” 💘💘

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  4. You captured the wonder of clouds. Love these lines:

    rising misty portraiture,
    clouds as a caricature,

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  5. Absolutely beautiful

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  6. Beautiful, Paul! I like what you did to the ending.

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