Treasure Island

Chester Maynes

Another Day And Night

Bridges to love and miles to grab
This ailing absence in a distant sob
Falling fast as a swaying dove
Echoes more hurt of a soul been robbed

Drifted from the madness crowd
Solitude and sober kill the proud
Some forlorn acres have me doubt
Serenity dies to every bite

Life for one in a home divine
Hope incarnates a blossoming vine
I seize the sky like a flying kite
Another day and night is mine

(written on January 24,2008 Marikina City Philippines)

Submitted: Thursday, September 08, 2011

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  • Allemagne Roßmann (9/16/2011 2:36:00 AM)

    incarnates a blossoming vine
    I seize the sky like a flying kite

    Perfect lines....bebop poetry...well done once again (Report) Reply

  • Luis Estable (9/8/2011 6:48:00 AM)

    It looks like the main character of the poem is away from someone, o something, but why? Or what is the circumtance? We do not know. The poem does not state this in my humble reading of it.

    The rhyme sheme is irregular in this piece which spoils the smoothness of some ending in some lines, but this is not that bad; rhyming perfect is not easy since rhyme often interferes with meaning and with purpose on diciton and subject matter.

    By the way, I have a book out called 'Smply My MInd.' If you like a copy, go to Amazon. com and type Luis Estable and you will see.

    The best to you now and ever! (Report) Reply

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