poppy miller


The Looser - Poem by poppy miller

He, a miner of kimberlite
Devoted lover of rocks;
A devourer of material mixtures.

She, full of love and laughter,
No dowry of such;
A singer of words that painted scriptures


And so he turned his back on her
She let fall a single diamond
That trickled down a ruby face.

Now, in his coma of old age
No kimberlite rock and loveless
A lesson learned but too late a case.



Footnote: Kimberlite is an igneous rock
Best known for containing diamonds.

Topic(s) of this poem: love and life


Comments about The Looser by poppy miller

  • (3/26/2016 1:21:00 PM)


    Thanks Terry. (Sorry I was late answering your response) (Report) Reply

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  • (1/16/2016 6:45:00 AM)


    Haha Poppy, two misfortunes many befall a man:
    That he will not attain his dream
    And that he will!
    Great poem!
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 9, 2016



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