The Acts Of Now.

Does change shape me
into the image I
cannot comprehend?

I rather contemplate.

Things get better
in good ways when I
know how to tolerate.

I cannot complain.

When one hates the
transformation of others,
be aware.

I accept to understand.

If I pursue the best
of others, I am

I must know reality.

To face what is now
is to respect the

I stop to turn around.



About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.
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27 Responses to The Acts Of Now.

  1. rsvendsen07 says:

    This has a lovely message. Thank you for sharing. 😊

  2. Very introspective. Great job!!!

    Thanks for following and “liking” my post Thank You (For The Love). I hope you enjoyed the audio version also.

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  3. seanbidd says:

    Perhaps, to know reality, is to know existence and choice when it has not been taken from you. 🙂

  4. Love your poem. May I re-blog to “Tales of Unwise Paths”? – Clair

  5. Reblogged this on Citizens, not serfs and commented:
    Re-blogged with kind permission from Chester Maynes

  6. priyankamoraes says:

    Profound, true and made me ponder…

  7. poojycat says:

    i love the message here! 🙂

  8. I like the way you use your words in this poem?

  9. Briony J Shutt says:

    Amazing keep it up xx

  10. Ashish kumar says:

    great piece of writing… 🙂 absolutely true line…
    ” Things get better
    in good ways when I
    know how to tolerate. ” 🙂

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