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Orange Fish – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Orange Fish

A school of orange fish swam
so gently through my breakfast,
spreading out across the crusty sea,
cresting amber waves and buttery coves
under the shadow of Damocles sword
poised to slice the moment in two,
and be caught in the net of mine.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

“I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade.” D.H. Lawrence

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