Sun, 04/21/2013 - 16:53 -- habaluu


United States
42° 31' 46.3224" N, 71° 29' 21.4836" W

What seemed a rock is now a jewel.
Your beauty was an unexpected gift.
To ignore this gem would be too cruel,
When the veil of doubt I’ve just begun to lift.
Every new facet is a joy to me,
Revealing bright pieces of the jewel I love,
A diamond viewed without artistry
Is still a diamond, but in the rough.
I thought to see a rock, of earth and stone
Not the gleam of a jewel well-polished.
In shock and awe I stood on my own
My presumptions now demolished
So my love gives setting to your stone
Each facet joined, each face its own.



i wrote this about a place in Chicago I visited. I didn't expect to be comfortable there, but it turned out to be a very beautiful place.

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