Life Of Little Odds And Bigger Mounds

 

Fairy tales are born on books

Prince and princesses aren’t fading

Every reader sits down on nooks

Pages are turning and turning and turning

 

One light invites other lights

Groping the shades of the earth

Heartbreaks are pain and blights

Leaving us like a surplus birth

 

It’s unfair to live in poverty and lack

When the rest have silvers in their mouth

Everything went blue and black

Tell me what these all about

 

Hounds pester hounds

The palace is too wide for intimacy

We skip and cross some bounds

Building these hush and privacy

 

 

2012

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About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.
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18 Responses to Life Of Little Odds And Bigger Mounds

  1. lillianccc says:

    I love the title. And I really liked this one! 🙂

  2. angels2send says:

    i like this too, full of unexpected pitch. and the title is really nice.

  3. jymiely says:

    clever chester ! 🙂

  4. When the rest have silvers in their mouth

    The palace is too wide for intimacy

    I especially like these two lines.

  5. This is beautiful! I hope I share your talent! 🙂

  6. “It’s unfair to live in poverty and lack When the rest have silvers in their mouth”–how true isn’t it? this disparity in life? I’m glad you could write about this social issue hitting the sour note without sacrificing the poetic tone!

  7. Dear Chester

    Life is beautiful as it is. The odds adds the beauty in life as we sail along with it. Beautiful poem…pleasant day ahead.

  8. devgaangel says:

    This is beautiful. I love reading your poems!

  9. dannypereyra says:

    Very cool, it feels a little different then your more recent stuff. Favorite –

    “Hounds pester hounds

    The palace is too wide for intimacy”

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