We’re all multifaceted gems:
Diamonds in the making
if not fully formed.
When I encounter a being
still more a sooty lump of coal,
whether on the street
or in my mirror
I try to remember:
It takes a huge amount of pressure
in a very dark place for a very long time
to make a brilliant jewel.
© efbarmore 2/27/15
Inspired by discussion on various threads yesterday and today:
@belartandstyle @poetryinmotion @rquaal @sturmmadchen