Monthly Archives: August 2012

love poems

He sits alone on an unmade bed trying to write love poems about people who never existed. The floor is littered with crumpled thoughts, sad little remnants of a grand idea ripped from a notebook’s spine in a fit of … Continue reading

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denial

You would deny me the chance to breathe in your scent. You would kill for love but have no desire for the one who is dying to be in your arms. Place the coins upon my eyes and go. I … Continue reading

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cut off

alas, the snip it leaves the leaves the head is clipped the vine bereaved   Copyright © 2012 by Christopher Chaffin – All rights reserved

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always August

It was August, always August, when the heat rose as the sun stretched out its fingers and you scrambled up the apple tree, chasing after those last rays of summer. I never followed, afraid of falling, always tethered to the … Continue reading

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