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Best Diamond In The Rough Poems

Below are the all-time best Diamond In The Rough poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of diamond in the rough poems written by PoetrySoup members


Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, body, death, history, lonely,



Premium Member Politician Perdition
POLITICIAN PERDITION

Do you find yourself analytical
When it comes to things political
Corpulent men in suits and ties
Cheat with promises and lies

With true intent we go to...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, america, political,

Premium Member A "Hopeless" Diamond (in the Rough)
French trader Tavernier in a greed-inspired way
Glared at an idol of a temple in Mandalay
Prying a gem from its eye socket, a curse prevailed
Tavernier died...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, history, mysterylost, hope, lost,

A Sense of Diamonds
To hear me would sound like a symphony of octaves –
played all at once with concrete fingers
on diamond in the rough strings.

To see me…O’, to...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, natureme, me,

Muted Blue
I'll hold this place for her loving faintly-
fragile, and tepid outer layer veils so thinly
a gorgeous core shining bright and quietly
  Her eyes say...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, love

A Diamond In The Rough
The flower still stood in the midst of the storm;
its petals still fresh and divinely clasped together.

The winds and rains couldn't stop buds to blossom,
though...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, art, faith, imagery, inspiration,

Premium Member Pretty Patty

Pretty Patty was a penny pincher of the worst kind
She saved every single cent that she could find
She carefully cut out coupons ,counting every one
A...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, care, feelings, inspirational,

Premium Member Unfinished
On the Potter's wheel
I am clay - 
sticky, messy red clay,
being kneaded like bread,
'till pliable.
In firm but gentle hands
the Potter molds and shapes me into
a...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, faith, introspection, life, me,

Antagonist
You appear in my sleep like Freddy to dissolution my dreams

You pose as kryptonite to my Superman; if we were a movie, you would be...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, betrayal, celebration, confidence, courage,

Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: Freshwater
The Dilettante Diaries: “Freshwater”



This is how it begins
Opposite side of the chequered board
Black and White, a game to win
The 50 Move Rule flirts consequences
of a...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, adventure, imagery, journey, muse,

I'm just
I'm just
_______________________

I'm just an arubix cube,
give me a little spin
see what info you shall gain
if I choose to let you in.

I'm a mix of puzzle...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, emotions, feelings, friendship, identity,

The Drawbacks Of Being A Wallflower
Barely seconds into something, already hooked.
Why question anything if you know your stuff?
You know best that it’s easy to be overlooked,
Especially when you’re a diamond...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, anxiety, appreciation, bullying, encouraging,

Jewel
You are a jewel in diguse
i am fortunate you have no other ties
you are truely a diamond in the rough
A beautiful girl from kansas who...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, love

Central Village
Central Village, ah bitter-sweet your love
The golden sunset above
The black smoke of sugarcane burning
And the boy on Twickenham's mead yearning
Sometimes again like flocks of birds...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, placeslife,

Premium Member INTRINSICAL ABANDON
Chimera of visual candy and sounds. I twirl my poetic skirt — the Magyar gypsy in me abandons time and space — the earth is...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, death, imagination, life, poetry,

Premium Member Positively Trump
POSITIVELY TRUMP

The Economy is booming
No catastrophe yet looming
After choosing Donald Trump
Where recession? where the slump?

But we’re nearing full employment
All who can, in max deployment 
Black...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, political,

Premium Member A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH

The silky pearly-white soft skin, beneath her comb's dark beams
and her intriguing olive eyes' attentive, thoughtful gaze,
behind the night's befalling veil,...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, inspirational, poverty, rights,

I Remember
I Remember!
by Michelle L. Casto

My presence is a blessing to the world.
I Am Love. I Am Light. 

A one-of-a-kind, magnificent, Infinite Being.
I create any reality...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, blessing, destiny, happiness, spiritual,

Premium Member Your Eyes See Me
you see what is there
the others see what they want
truth...their perspective

they chose their lenses
you see with your naked eye
diamond in the rough

to them I am...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, how i feel, image,

Premium Member 'Hidden Beauty'

you were that diamond in the rough 
the one they never noticed
 until 
you started to shine, 

your hidden beauty became 
the one thing everybody...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, life,

A Tale of the Wind
In the frame that hangs upon that wall resides
an image taken from the previous century.
The jubilant smile on that kid's face reflects
a time similar to...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, childhood, death, grandmother, life,

Diamonds and Pearls Intro
Diamonds and Pearls Intro

He’s a black diamond standin’ on his throne
Platinum pyramids full of rubys and golds
He rolls royces in silks and riches
First class flights...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, art, dedication, life, song-write,

who says
I wouldn't wanna be anybody else, hey 
You made me insecure, to me I wasn't good enough 
But who are you to judge When you're...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, song-beautiful, me, beauty, beautiful,

Premium Member PRECIOUS BLACK DIAMOND


When trials fall, she remains tough
Yes, a diamond in the rough,
Black…but shining outside her cage
For courage is youth’s heritage.

In time seasoned, one polished gem
Reigning ...

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Categories: diamond in the rough, courage, light,

Premium Member Chloe's Delight
She bursts inside, grey eyes alight.
"Oh, Grandma, isn't she a sight,
wearing red, black-dotted clothes?
So beautiful, I've named her Rose."

Miss Ladybug conveys delight
as a beamy diamond,...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: diamond in the rough, granddaughter, joy,