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eyes like diamonds

May 5, 2014
By Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

her eyes were like uncut diamonds,
just exhaled in a puff of
carbon breath
from the lips of God, and i felt
the earth tremble at
her birth,
as her small fingers curled once around mine,
then loosened in the grip
of death

The author's comments:
In the face of eternity, our lives are as fleeting as that of a newborn child's.

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