Right Now – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

At dVerse Laura is hosting Meeting the Bar with an invitation to write a poem using the first line of the first poem for each month of 2022 (found poetry or found lines).

dVerse Poets – MTB – Finding It First

Right Now

Sun heats the earth,
hitchcockian howl growl winds push water into
thunderous demolition of delicate sands,
it wasn't sudden by any means.

I want to sit in the light,
sometimes we are like an overflowing glass;
the road behind has been and is no more.

To feel complete detachment
my friend's father took us fishing one night,
I watched him for a while.

If you drift,
do you speak with your voice?

Copyright 2023 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
All Rights Reserved ®️ 

Line Links:

Line one - Journey to Celebration
Line two - The Unfolding
Line three - No Bluff On The Knoll
Line four - Everything
Line five - The Paradox
Line six     The Real Journey
Line seven -  Nothing Should Own Us
Line eight  -  Beware The Hooks
Line nine  - Just Stop
Line 10 -  Those Coral Crowns
Line 11 - Not Alone
Line 12 -  From The Let Go


Filed under challenge, life, poem, poetry

35 responses to “Right Now – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Especially love the last stanza
    If you drift,
    do you speak with your voice?

    Liked by 2 people

  2. There is a spacy-ness to this that travels existence. I like watching your friend’s father fish. It’s a grounding anchor to it all.

    Liked by 3 people

  3. Rob Kistner

    I agree with Poetisatinta, that closing verse isvwonderful Paul. Fascinating piece my friend… 🙂✌🏼❣️

    Liked by 1 person

  4. I love that last stanza, my answer to which is Yes!

    Liked by 2 people

  5. I could visualize the fishing at night, it feels comforting. This found poetry is amazing.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. a fascinating found poem Paul – these lines would make an inspirational epigram for writing a poem to
    “I want to sit in the light,
    sometimes we are like an overflowing glass;”

    Liked by 1 person

  7. These lines work very well together, Paul

    Liked by 1 person

  8. sanaarizvi

    This is absolutely splendid writing, my friend! I love the closing especially ❤️❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  9. lync56

    Well done very clever


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