What Dawns? – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

At dVerse Linda is hosting the Quadrille (44 words) with an invitation to write using the word morning or its forms.

dVerse Poets – Quadrille – Morning Has Broken

Photo: dawn over the Blackwood River, the winter clouds accentuate the sun.

“Every morning is a new arrival.” Rumi

What Dawns?

Sometimes I wish I could hold onto
mornings and slowly sift the feelings of 
possibility that capture a sense of being, 
holding them in a gentle net,
rather than release them into my wild,
to reflect on what it is that dawns 
in me.

Copyright 2022 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
All Rights Reserved ®️ 


Filed under awareness, life, nature, poem, Quadrille, quote

32 responses to “What Dawns? – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. This is so profound Paul- simply lovely.

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  2. Love the gentleness of it, Paul.

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  3. Our inner and outer worlds so closely related. Just wonderful.

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  4. I love the poem and the photo in equal measure!

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  5. Beautiful reflection, Paul

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  6. A poem that survives repeated reading and is a pleasure each time…JIM

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  7. Yes… but it’s so hard to hold onto that.

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  8. I’ll go along with that, Sir. Wish I’d said it.

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  9. I love this poem. So deep. I be feeling the same way.

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  10. lync56

    So true – love the picture too


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