A Hoping Of Love – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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dVerse Poets – Quadrille

Lilian at dVerse has invited us to write a quadrille (44 words) using the word glow (or a form of that word).

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Photo: Sunrise over the Blackwood River.

“I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.”  Jack London.

A Hoping Of Love

Myths and legends come and go,
holding a place to stand,
a refuge lurking beneath
the tinsel of time
should it be needed,
to heal the wounds
encrusting the heart,
by unwrapping the self
as a vulnerable gift
of glow,
a hoping of love.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

Paul, pvcann.com

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