Walterrean Salley

Gold Star - 5,164 Points (Savannah, Ga)

A Diamond - Poem by Walterrean Salley

I saw a diamond
In the sky.
There to sparkle
Way up high.
I pulled it down
Into my heart,
Perhaps some wisdom
To impart.

© 2009

Comments about A Diamond by Walterrean Salley

  • Rookie Ken E Hall (4/1/2014 11:47:00 PM)

    Little poem with a big wish, what a great way to travel with diamonds in the sky and learn how to use our eyes...regards (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,092 Points Hans Vr (2/22/2014 9:41:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem with great image Enjoy the diamond, enjoy the wisdom (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,112 Points Heather Wilkins (8/3/2013 6:54:00 PM)

    love this brief to the point. a nice diamond (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 298 Points Vijay Sai R (7/19/2013 12:21:00 PM)

    nice, short and sweet (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,486 Points Patricia Grantham (3/27/2013 1:26:00 PM)

    A short and sweet poem. Few in words but powerful in meaning.
    Diamonds are forever! Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 946 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (12/5/2012 8:09:00 AM)

    Good wisdom you have got from the diamond in the sky! A cute poem so heartening! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,582 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (10/28/2012 10:28:00 PM)

    Simple yet swimming in the sea of significance! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,834 Points Ken E Hall (10/8/2012 5:23:00 AM)

    Short sweet and cutting edge wisdom to fill your heart, a real feel good poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 197 Points Spiritual Seeker (6/19/2012 12:27:00 PM)

    Sooo nice..full of wisdom! Love this poem greatly...a great 10. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,092 Points Hans Vr (5/31/2012 10:09:00 PM)

    Wonderful and inspiring.
    This kind of short poems are so powerful and meaningful, ,
    so stong in thier image used, so penetrating as a message,
    that really everyone in the world should read them
    Well done Salley. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,417 Points Shahzia Batool (5/31/2012 3:06:00 AM)

    It's like the pagan affinity, as the greeks would feel with nature especially with the star-lit sky, n would draw wisdom by it...a rich central metaphor is used with a meaningful compression... (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,112 Points Diane Hine (5/29/2012 10:33:00 PM)

    This poem is gem! .......... (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,413 Points Valerie Dohren (4/3/2012 3:06:00 PM)

    What a lovely thought - simply beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 27 Points Lawrence H (3/16/2012 3:37:00 PM)

    diamond is forever...but maybe you referring to the wisdom you had. Astronomer in ancient saw the same sky as we are today...I wish the universe is constant and like a diamond forever.
    A diamond in my heart,
    which will never fade,
    remain in spirit and my soul,
    May God gives us a diamond in our soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Raj Nandy (12/25/2009 9:53:00 PM)

    The diamonds in the sky which sparkle at night, brings to our eyes light from the distant past! Light travelling at the speed of 186,000 miles per second takes millions of years to reach our eyes! Those same diamonds were seen - by our parents and grandparents in our world of being! They unify our present with our past! Thanks for sharing this lovely poem! 10!
    -Raj (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 116 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (11/10/2009 3:57:00 AM)

    this one is very well written. Poetic. Very good. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 9, 2009

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