In Your Sunrise - Thomas Cannon

Remember when I lived
on the porch of your mind
embraced you before
you took on the world
took your shoes off
upon your return

It’s where I wanted to see
life go by.
The painted floor
Cooled my cheek,
In your sunrise
I stood and stretched
to see the last bit

Thomas Cannon is the author of the book The Tao of Apathy (available on Amazon) and the lead contributor to Cup of Comfort for Parents of Children With Autism. He is also published in various journals such as Midwestern Gothic and Corvus Review. Thomas is active in the Oshkosh writing community, having helped establish the Lakefly Writers Conference. Please consider subscribing to the YouTube channel he cohosts: Author Showcase of Oshkosh. His blog on writing and many other topics can be found at