Far Side

We cannot be
near.

I cannot hear.
We cannot bear
the sudden tear
of our hearts.

We stand,
we sit on
the far side,
we are never near.

The sounds,
the sights,
the distance bet-
ween us is huge.

We are getting
better with this
absence

but we never
love this sad
separation.

 

2017

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About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.
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