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Poetry By John Cannon From All-Creatures Animal Rights and Inspirational Poetry Archive

Animal Rights, Spiritual and Inspirational poetry that touch the heart and soul, and provoke the mind.

By John Cannon

In vast wilderness
you become


one tiny molecule
in an immense organism,

a snippet of DNA

absolutely irrelevant

to the throbbing pulse
of life and landscape
that totally surrounds you.

Denali John Cannon poetry

And then
you choose ―

to pull into your shell,
to set your edges,
to protect your fragile ego,

Denali John Cannon poetry


you let yourself open ―
slowly ―
like a delicate flower,

you let your pores expand,
your muscles relax,
your mind slow down;

you breathe,
you rest,
you wait quietly.

Denali John Cannon poetry

And then ―

your boundaries
seem to fade away,

you can feel yourself
with the timeless world around you,

and deep in your core,

your heart

begins to sing.

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