For The Life Of Me – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

#2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge

Day 24 24.11.22

prompt: Write a for [blank] poem. e.g. For the sake of the children or, forgive and forget.

For The Life Of Me

For the life of me I don't understand how
it remains unseen,
squashed down,
hidden in plain sight,
covered over in the sensibilities of a 
small-minded, bygone era,
like a tight, ill-fitting tuxedo,
it looks out of place on you,
O how I wish you could see it.


Copyright 2022 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
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9 Comments

Filed under awareness, Free Verse, life, November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge, poem, writing

9 responses to “For The Life Of Me – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. I love the tuxedo metaphor!

    Liked by 2 people

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