+ In Search Of The Perfect Chess Mate ++ Poem by Marieta Maglas

+ In Search Of The Perfect Chess Mate ++

Rating: 5.0

Embedding new rules
in a new arrangement
and having a new strategy,
the white king is driving
the opposing one to the wrong corner
for being controlled by the bishop.
The white king is very rich.
He takes seemingly worthless properties
from his own people
and turns them into his own properties
while defending a system
which has enslaved and still exploits.
Thus, he gladly tries to see himself
as a great hero while
thinking how smart and clever he is
when he can encounter the Dark Essence.
His citizens become blind and very poor.

The black king has the power,
he has respect for the private property
and for the rights of the people
to freely acquire and use this property.
In his kingdom, there are people
who are rich and people who are very rich.
But the black king is blind...

The bishop gets greedy
because his two cards are identical.
Moreover, he may split the cards into two hands
and his two hands
can be played out independently.

He tries to hide because
he is paid to do this....

He has a lot of knights, very good fighters,
but they are fighting for nothing...

The white is still trying
his perfect chess mate.....

I think that he is trying
to force too much in the match...

But he can win because
the chess is a sport
which is really picking up momentum.....

You can see that the chess
can become an easy game
and the last thing to check,
before you move up and down,
is to see if you know its secrets
or if you can highlight some key issues
in the movement strategy
because the movements
do not adequately insert
in the universal rules...

The movements are set in real places
and, sometimes, include real events
as well as imaginary ones
like that twirling zone,
which is capable of moving itself
in a stealthy or a secret manner...

And you must have an infinity of ideas...
When something can be dissolved,
it can be reconstructed
into new, complex formulas...

If you have the courage to play no-limit,
you can play no-limit...

If you have no courage to play,
then don't play...

Who cares?

In fact, it is the same
bleeding atmosphere for all
and the same moribund Earth...

Friday, January 8, 2010
Topic(s) of this poem: fight,imagination,play,real,chess
Afzal Shauq 21 January 2010

professionally written and great task with meaningful way..inspiring a lot and I can proudly say..well done dear friend..10/10

0 0 Reply
Ratnakar Rout 22 January 2010

A good poem indeed.Nice imagery of chess to present the oppressed and oppressors of all the ages.Thanks for sharing.With regards. RATNAKAR ROUT

0 0 Reply
Allemagne Roßmann 24 January 2010

Nice effort and hearty congratulations.10++

0 0 Reply
John Mccullagh 24 January 2010

An interesting poem for the interesting times we live in.

0 0 Reply
Cyrina Moon 25 January 2010

Holding court in your poem realm is the royal highness of all intrigue. Not having much practical playing experience in this court gives me disadvantage at strategic design for what moves make perfect mate. I can only defer to brother and sister pawns for such counsel and weep at the real power vacuum in the tower. I love your work and aspire to grow and learn from that yearn. I think you must be both white and black king to know these things.

0 0 Reply
Kim Barney 17 May 2015

I always love a poem about chess. I have three or four (or is it five now?) chess poems on this site. Was very surprised that you did not mention the most powerful chess piece of all, the queen! Thanks for sharing.

3 0 Reply
Mary Thomson 20 April 2011

Nice composition deeper than my thoughts will learn many thing from you.

0 0 Reply
Claire Hunter 16 April 2010

Love it, the ending was greatly written!

0 0 Reply
Marieta Maglas 12 March 2010

From: John Thorkild Ellison (Northumberland United Kingdom; Male; 59) To: Marieta Maglas Date Time: 3/12/2010 12: 45: 00 PM (GMT -6: 00) Subject: CHESS Hi Marieta, you mentioned chess in one of your excellent poems

0 0 Reply
Jose Delosantos 19 February 2010

Dang This IS A Good Piece.

0 0 Reply
Marieta Maglas

Marieta Maglas

Radauti, Judet Suceava, Romania
Error Success