Author Archives: chester maynes

About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.

their common pleasures

they put sleepless nights on our heads. the hours are trembling in chronic cycles. loathing the gray shades on our canvass, they tolerate the bees to sting our skins.   2020

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Gravity

I pulled your summer toes in the miracle of the dawn. The purple sky is my only witness.   2020

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Destroyed

You are like Uranus, spinning backwards. You delight in your past, the ghosts bother you. I woke up one morning, Saw you steadily sitting on a bench. I’ve watched you secretly from afar. You cried and blamed yourself from your … Continue reading

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Eternal

I’m burning in your fire, burden to strike the unsteady pace of lifeless motion, to set them alive, to wake them from the slumber, to make them realize a hope wraps in certain disguise, a gift bountiful, beautiful and eternal. … Continue reading

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Normalcy

Normalcy, ordinary, a taste of the innocence. A proud mother has a good daughter. Darling of the rest, friendship is the best. We are the waters overflowing from the humble cup. Time moves on, heartaches cry on, our echoes linger … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night

It’s definitely not our last day together. I’ll see you, walking with me, my hand on your shoulders. We’ll still conquer this world.   2019

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Something

I lied, terrified and scared. These things that I do always. I’m tirelessly becoming sensitive. This name that I keep carrying in good or bad days, turning a memory lane, keeping it private, writing flawlessly, forgetting who I am. Something … Continue reading

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