Drawn Away, poem by Edward L. Canavan at Spillwords.com
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Drawn Away

Drawn Away

written by: Edward L. Canavan



set aside from burning time
ground floors aglow
with the dormancy
of sparks

brightly longing
toward the beaten odds

to hone this solitude
into something more

to sculpt these muddled thoughts
into a reasonable presence

to forgo the minor utterance,
the polite decline, the sinister urge,
for the grace of silence and commitment

to no longer be a cog in the wheels of the world
but rather a ghost in the mist
a presence in the dark

or a shadow
drifting across the mind
of mountains.

Edward L. Canavan

Edward L. Canavan

Edward L. Canavan is a Los Angeles based poet whose work has most recently been published in Poetry Quarterly, Edge of Humanity Magazine, and Literary Heist. His second poetry collection entitled "Protest and Isolation" was released by Cyberwit Press in July 2020. Born and raised in the Bronx, NY, he currently resides in North Hollywood, California, where he practices Buddhism and listens to Patti Smith.
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