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You couldn't grow irises out of your heart

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You couldn't grow irises out of your heart

You couldn't grow irises out of your heart -
            But you could get out rhinestones,
                              Dazzling like diamonds -
         And you bought others this way;
The others who could 
             Live in the dark and cold,
             Painting their rusty hearts in gold -
        And everyone seemed satisfied
             To be a tiny parasite
                   In this world.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 7/7/2017 11:32:00 PM
This is a great poem!
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Date: 7/3/2017 5:46:00 PM
I enjoyed the imagery in this poem.
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