So many diamonds.

January 2, 2013
Crystal diamonds fell into their hands.
For things they lost,
To receive such infinity.

Soon, they spilled from their hands,
To the frigid floor,
Where so many diamonds lied.

No more laughing,
No more joy,
Just too many diamonds.

Inclusive diamonds,
Spilling from their eyes.

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sadesdd said...
Feb. 1, 2013 at 2:32 pm
I love how you likened tears to to diamonds, makes the poem more cold and dark in a beautiful but "frigid" way.
BlueAndRedInk said...
Jan. 12, 2013 at 7:49 pm
that's really something. the imagery in is is flawless
iamfeelingud said...
Jan. 12, 2013 at 3:00 pm
wow! this is such a beautiful poem!
kairi.kaylyn replied...
Jan. 12, 2013 at 3:09 pm
Thank you! ^///^
nmk1128 replied...
Jan. 12, 2013 at 10:36 pm
How come you used diamonds to symbolize tears?
kairi.kaylyn replied...
Jan. 15, 2013 at 11:13 am
It's partly just the way I see them. Like how in light, tears sort of glimmer. The infinity part is talking about how you receive lots of sympathy and care when you're sad. Sometimes money (diamonds in a way). But then they fall to the floor because getting "diamonds" isn't helping. They want what they lost to come back. Sadly, that won't happen and all they get are diamonds.
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