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A Rough Haiku (for JEW)

A diamond in The rough wears common disguise Nothing shines like stars I should have loved her My diamond in the rough, O pity me blind Forgive me, too late Time polished my diamond In the rough at last And I cannot hope To reclaim this diamond In the rough I lost A diamond in The rough prejudice eyes see Not heart of darkness Only fools compare The treasured diamond In the rough to stars I should have loved her My diamond in the rough Still shines on my mind.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 6/10/2009 12:17:00 AM
Thank you for your observations today David.Have a good day.Brian
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Date: 6/8/2009 1:26:00 PM
Wonderful Haiku David, enjoyable read. Good luck in the contest>James
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Date: 6/6/2009 2:21:00 PM
An incredible haiku sequence and most excellent entry for the contest. Good luck and thank you always for your kindest comments. Love, Shar
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Date: 6/6/2009 7:05:00 AM
Best wishes with this one David.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments.
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Date: 6/5/2009 6:25:00 PM
This is a unique, and terrific twist on the contest! Great job!! Good luck...well done, David!!...Love, Carrie
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Date: 6/5/2009 9:28:00 AM
Very nice take on the contest, David! Enjoyed it. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 6/5/2009 7:48:00 AM
The title is awesome and the poem sparkles with that magic that comes from your pen..nuff respect.
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Date: 6/5/2009 7:45:00 AM
this is beautiful my friend and its never too late to love your Diamond in the rough,sometimes we have past regrets,but fom our mistakes we learn to treat a Diamond as a diamond,and we still have time..beautiful
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