Category Archives: Five Lines

Rejoicing – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

5 Lines – Rainy Day

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Rejoicing

Grey clouds the harbinger
soon the gift of the heavens will be bestowed
and earth will sigh and drink again,
I will run along that hill naked,
rejoicing in every drop.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Treasured – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

5 Lines – Baby Boy

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Treasured

Sperm and egg
gametes and zygote
the arch of her back and the deep moan,
we writhed elated and glazed
and treasured that baby boy.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Smudge – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Sunset – 5 Lines

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Smudge

They were all there, Durer, Monet, Picasso
and a host of others who carefully
constructed random reflections on canvas,
but God strode in and stole the show with
one esoteric smudge across the sky.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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You Couldn’t Wait – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Thief – RDP Wednesday

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You Couldn’t Wait

I was ready to bleed for you
but you couldn’t wait
you crept in and
stole my heart
incarcerated in your beauty.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Risk – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

dVerse Poetics – Geography

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Risk

Every drive is an ascent of some description,
to reach the peak,
stand on the precipice
and risk the valley
of the every day.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Trading Visibilities – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

5 Lines – Invisible

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Trading Visibilities

I live with my contradictions
trading visibilities at low value
wanting visibility and wanting invisibility,
confused, they never come at the right time,
they sail without me.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Not Quite – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Random – In Other Words

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Not Quite

Random? That celebratory word
from the anarchists lexicon, and yet
a theory not quite stringless, not quite chaos,
an endless fibonacci moment,
only a statistician could love this child.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Everything – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Sage – RDP Sunday

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“He who does not answer the questions has passed the test.”  Franz Kafka

 

Everything

No words came,
just silence in the presence
was enough,
nothing was fixed,
but everything fell away.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Handmade Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Handmade – In Other words

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Handmade Love

We did the hardest yards all those years ago,
when money was so tight, absent, and we were
simplicity before the internet said, and you
loved us dearly with foods, hugs and tears,
and all those precious handmade things

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

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Tell You A Secret – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

5 Lines – Secret Treasure

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Tell You A Secret

Our treasure is love’s depth and richness,
whose reservoir is so full and life giving,
and our secret is so very simple,
We refuse to buy each other, rather,
we give our treasure away, investing in each other.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

 

Paul, pvcann.com

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