Of Epiphanies – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon


At dVerse Dora is guest hosting Poetics with an invitation to write about an experience of an epiphany.

dVerse Poets – Poetics – Epiphany In The Time Of Holiday

Photo: Along the trail near Niagara Dam, in this desiccated land nature surprises with beauty arising.

“Every moment an epiphany arrives and cleaves the mountain asunder.” Kim Stanley

Of Epiphanies Aristotle to Zeno, this soil so barren and alkaline, I've passed this way so many times before expecting that penny so often hoped, but it creeps along wet window frames, swirls in day old coffee grinds and grows, like milkweed among the kale, ever the wasabi of my busted soul , the inarticulate joys of birth-pains, collected moments of masochistic revelation, waiting in dusty corners, hanging on evacuated spider webs, invisible until I look up, look down, look in and connect the dots to me as steps of seeing the twisted…

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