Chess

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Elke Rehder – Isolated Pawn

on the edge of things
i’m alone–

what to expect
being a small pawn
in this eerie board–

what does it mean
to be really free–

to be really me–

*

i’ll jump alone
but alert —

to win
i need one thing–

4 thoughts on “Chess

  1. Love it! It’s all perception, right? Like the next pawn over is all, “Hey, we’re going to battle here! What’s with the ice cube?” Same eerie board. Same game. How can one pawn win and the other lose?

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