perchance, possibly

 

if only close to you
but i try to be closer
to the one closest to you
then to get at you

and you have
the better half
and i can’t be
your significant other

floating on a
space where i
sweetly laid my
thoughts of you

secretly and
willingly drowning
myself and wishing
that i am the other half

 

2013

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About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.
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12 Responses to perchance, possibly

  1. Incredible ache. I really felt that in the first two stanzas.

  2. ajungleofwords says:

    I can relate to this a lot at the moment, love it. Thank you for sharing!

  3. Smooth expression of a hunger not satisfied…nice work!

  4. thanks for liking and commenting on this one! 🙂

  5. Mia Amoure says:

    I am happy to say that I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. Please visit this link: http://mypeachymia.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/versatile-blogger/
    Thank you for inspiring me with your blog!

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  7. Love the longing and the sad irony. Life is full of they isn’t it. Wishing you well 🙂

  8. pndrgn99 says:

    That’s the most honest statement of how it feels to be a young male wanting a woman that I have ever heard.

    Thanks for reading my poetry.
    Alex

  9. Caro says:

    My goodness.. This grabbed my heartstrings and held on! I cannot tell you how lovely this is! Caro

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