Author Archives: chester maynes

About chester maynes

poet, and a lover of music and books.

anatomy

there issilence buriedunderneath myold self, wanting to shout,wanting to fillthe space with words, words that speakvolumes of whereabouts. hurting lingerswhile summer is gone. hurting clingsat the back of my head. 2022

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

constellations

webecome smalleron beds butbigger in dreams. weare paintedcolorful and vivid. 2022

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

The Guilty One

Barefoot. Water on the ground.The wind on my hair, the treesshield the sun. I hear somethinglike a whisper behind my back.But all these visions are dreamswrecking my nights, punishing melike deads coming from the grave.I’m just the guilty one, the … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

labyrinth

gold that glitterslike your sparklingeyes, telling me truththan once-upon-a-timefairy tales. you wrap thesun with japanesepapers, burning yourheart to ashes ofgrey and blue. 2022

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

celcius

rallyingmy feelingsall through thenight is a wasteof time. 2022

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

Most Of You

Pertaining to youraffection, darling.It’s engulfing mein perfect drowning.I deserve this.You deserve me.You’re my meant to be. 2022

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

August

You played well.There were sleeps,there were skips.One led to another.There were daysand nights to remember.Shall I play?Shall I listen?Let’s call it a day.It’s a wrap, my dear. 2022

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

winners & champions

thousand homes,misunderstood voices.flames in wrong directions.we’re all over these revolutions. more than the wrong gender.more than the wrong choice. we’re all over these revolutions.we’re writing words and solutions. more than the wrong color.more than the wrong world. we’re bringing a … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

Tragedy

You cried and drownedyourself in solitude each night.You turned away fromcheer, keeping a long distanceaway from the noise and lights.You become a nobody in the dark. The days are not better.Feeling sick, you nurture sadness.In your mind are blank thoughts.Numbing, … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

Lost In A Dance

Lost in adance is a prettyface forgotten byeveryone. 2022

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment