This original work and many more, is now available in Girl in the Trees, a new poetry book by Laura Wright.


After we have talked and kissed,
Take a look at what you’ve missed
Look how diamonds become your eyes
While I’m a diamond in the skies
When you knock on Heaven’s door
Don’t think I’ll love you anymore
I never thought it would come to this
It went crazy when we kissed
I only longed for your embrace
Stealing silk and stealing lace
Don’t adorn your blackened heart
For deception is your only art…

©Copyright, 1994 Laura Chambers-Wright. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be transmitted or reproduced in any form without explicit written permission from the author.

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