Could We? – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” Sigmund Freud

Could We? 

How are we to understand each other,
is it better instead to ignore convention,
to participate in a discontinuity,
could we chance a conversation?

Is it better instead to ignore convention,
look for possible opportunities,
to participate in a discontinuity,
could we open to each other?

look for possible opportunities,
follow bread crumb trails of dialogue,
could we open to each other
setting aside fear and disinterest?

Follow bread crumb trails of dialogue
to participate in a discontinuity,
setting aside fear and disinterest,
how are we to understand each other?


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Filed under community, life, mindfulness, Pantoum, poem, quote

2 responses to “Could We? – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. lync56

    This is an amazing pantoum – so reflective

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  2. I particularly like the metaphor of “following bread crumb trails of dialogue.” Doing so requires close attention and reflection. It also suggests that the person leaving them very much wants to be found.

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