Charlotte Ballard


Jewelry - Poem by Charlotte Ballard

Lost days
Cannot be reclaimed
Like an abandoned piece of
Jewelry left carelessly
About on a restaurant sink.
Once gone,
It leaves only bent prongs of what might
Have been, a diamond lost-
In the dust
Crusted under a bed.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, November 3, 2008


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