I Calm Myself

I calm myself
from all the panic
there is.

I cover my anger
with a masquerade
of big pretend.

Hard it is,
hate can linger
but I do not allow.

The separation is
like a quicksand drow-
ning me underneath.


About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.
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6 Responses to I Calm Myself

  1. Really enjoyed reading.

  2. Noora says:

    Oh, how I’ve missed reading your poetry. The last stanza was my favorite. Powerful piece!!

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