Author Archives: chester maynes

About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.

sunset

if you only want.if you only need.but there are limits.there are boundaries.you only get the thingsthat are meant for you.you only love somethingthat is important. 2021

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The Element Of Hate

How can I call youmy next of kinif I’m the elementof hate? I was the root, the seed,the germ of an envy.My presence was terriblethan troubles. How can a childblamed for somethingbad that he did notcommit? I was the element … Continue reading

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Outside

Ourfeet share thesame road outsidewhere dust andstones cannot rule. A dayis not enoughto save our thousand nights. 2021

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stance

theurban wind breaksme into severalpieces of differentpersonalities. 2021

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dungeon

struggle to eliminatethe vain, the pettyfights, the thick inchesof dust covering themost-loved furniturein your secret room; all ghosts are hiding.they desire to re-appearwhen you’re at peace. 2021

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the after

allfingers are pointing at me,eyes are full of judgment,and ileft the roomwith several toxicphantoms roamingin my mind. 2021

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chimera

youflicker your maledictionand i’m transformed, turnedme like abeldam, skid and skinny. yourfiery breath isa curse. fromthe ground i canshoot you. fromthe ground i candefeat you. 2021

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Valentine

We watched the circus, without glasses of wine.Stumbled on little witches on the ground.Your morning, my evening, we have thousand stars.Time being together is better than plastic and bottles. 2021

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stoic

said that of an old fisherman,on a night of silvery silhouette:“what we are and what we becomeis not an agony of the past, but aroot of a tree, of papers where allthe great knowledge of the mindsare written truthfully to … Continue reading

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your only lover

i’m not a lover with lip service. i’m a lover you don’t ignore.i’m inexplicably in love with you, fearlessly putting my heart andhead before any force defeats my purpose. i love you. and no amount of explanation can equate theproof … Continue reading

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