I’ve been reading the book One Thousand Gifts. Its insightful author writes so well. Her thoughts on pain in our lives struck deep resulting in my mind wrestling words onto a page. Perhaps you may relate.
What Price Beauty?
Diamonds mantle deep
Extreme heat…extreme pressure
Surface thrown…volcano shrapnel.
A crash of continents
Thrust upward…world’s apex.
Acid water superheated
Cooling veins green slowly.
Grandeur’s cost great…pressure pulchritudinous.
Why do my soft hands, soft heart, soft life