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Diamonds and Dust

Updated: Sep 26, 2021



I was a diamond that glistened in your gaze, through broken shells and sand.


You picked me up, and there I was, desirable in your hand.


But you had no sense of value...


and placed me in a broken chest to where I was hidden beneath cheap coins, and wanna be rubies.


I was a beautiful jewel for you to treasure, but you were not man enough to reach for the diamond through the fools gold.


Once a treasure, is now a diamond that would rather be dust than be held by you.


-NJ



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