Patti Masterman


A diadem of dust I wear


A diadem of dust I wear
Till polished, to completion-
As goes to mote, the single stone
Through times rough depredation.

A diadem of dust, I'll wear
In stony walls, that chamber
The baleful weight of time, I'll bear-
While love bear the remainder.

Submitted: Thursday, March 08, 2012
Edited: Thursday, March 08, 2012

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  • Giorgio Veneto (1/23/2013 5:59:00 AM)

    Well written by an experienced poetess, the write offered me a smile of spiritual satisfaction; for our Patti is an excellent poet. I am the bear of the remainder, though! (woof!) (Report) Reply

  • Annabel Cruz (3/12/2012 9:22:00 PM)

    Excellent rhyme scheme! Love the line the baleful weight of time, I'll bear/while love bear the remainder (Report) Reply

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