Evening June


Freedom, all the space is unregimented

And the hundred birds chirp and fly

As darkness hovers above our head

The sight of us sitting is more than handsome


Full moon and cosmos flock together

Those gods invisible pray for endless loving

Warmth of our skin is a flame untamed

We gather everything beautiful tonight


Together, on this calm and robust time

Our happy zone revels overnight

Declining damages of the earth

You and I stroke our space between us





About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.
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18 Responses to Evening June

  1. yeltnuh says:

    The word that makes this poem really work for me is “flock.” Thanks.

  2. Thank you for dropping by my blog! I’ve read your June and May posts and will come back to read more.

  3. reneeboomer says:

    Thank you for liking my post. 🙂

  4. sonofwalt says:

    Oh, there are many good lines here, and that final line just makes this so wonderfully chewy.

  5. I like ‘the space between us’ bit.

  6. dannypereyra says:

    Loved the line, “Warmth of our skin is a flame untamed.” This is one of my favorites.

  7. It is a wonderful line–“The sight of us sitting is more than handsome.” You write beautifully. Leslie

  8. jymiely says:

    those endings on each stanzas are big time…they burst right through my face as i read , great one Chester 🙂

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