tagNon-Erotic PoetryPrecious stone

Precious stone

byUnderYourSpell©

The naked earth
stripped and plundered;
weeps blood diamonds.

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by Tsotha01/20/14

As I read it, I wondered if by "blood diamonds" you meant *those* blood diamonds, which are mined by people living in subhuman conditions, or if you were more generically saying that the Earth (Gaia) wasmore...

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by greenmountaineer01/08/14

I'm usually not a big fan of short poems (e.g. Haikus), but I do appreciate concise words that present compelling images that make me pause and think. This certainly did. Very well written.

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by Ashesh901/07/14

Innocent men , women , children have paid with their

Lives , dreams , childhood to mine & supply the rich their glitterin' trinkets --- there's a lot of Pablo deNeruda's sentiments in this poem ! Thnx for sharin ' : i love stark , minimalist stylin' .

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by Tristesse201/06/14

Simple....

....and concise. I never believed that diamonds are my best friend and it's emphasized by your poem. Beautiful and sad - like the subject.

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by Angeline01/06/14

There's something both erotic and terrible

in this brief poem. Great job of getting a world of meaning into so few words. :-)

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