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To That Place Again – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

VJs Weekly Challenge – Subtraction


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“God is not found in the soul by adding anything but by a process of subtraction.”  Meister Eckhart


To That Place Again

How many valleys and ravines have been
that perfect sense of standing on the edge
seeking subtraction by addition,
rather than simply surrendering
the me of me for the real me,
unravelling the complexity
of my false true self,
offering substitutes two sizes down,
placating the demons of acceptance,
rummaging the garbage of life
for hollow platitudes,
a reductio ad absurdum
that returns me unfulfilled
to that place again
of self emptying towards

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com.


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