Chessmen, They Wait

I took this photograph of the St. Louis 15th century chess set many years ago at the Louvre in Paris. A few years ago I wrote this short poem so I thought I should bring them together. It’s a good match but not perfect because someone moved several black pieces.

 

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Waiting Game

positions set

they wait

Queens, pawns

bishops

knights, rooks

Kings

who will move them

when

they wait

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~ by jmforceton on July 22, 2014.

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