That Immanence Thing – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

“I like the sea: we understand one another. It is always yearning, sighing for something it cannot have; and so am I.” Greta Gabo

That Immanence Thing

All at once the world came in,
I felt it,
the bird's feathers touched my soul,
it offered such a sublime, electric song
which made me tremble and 
surrender my fragile breath
in a ripe sigh,
for the idea of the thing,
an unknown held
as a jealous secret,
now echoing through my body
like rich magenta solace
gently brushed in generous strokes.

Copyright 2023 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
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Filed under awareness, dreams, Free Verse, life, nature, poem, quote, Spirituality

15 responses to “That Immanence Thing – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Gorgeous! Beautifully penned! ❤

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  2. Those last two lines went right into my favorite metaphors and similes folder!

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  3. A great poem, Paul! We do love to hold on to our secrets!

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  4. You write beautifully. Always look forward to your posts.

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  5. lync56

    This resonated with me and I love the imagery and contemplative experience of this


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