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A Granulated Crystal
by Sharon Lockwood

Thursday, December 21, 2006
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A metaphoric poem from the book - Metaphorically Speaking Mostly


 

Crashing waves engulfed by the ocean,
 

driven by the winds perpetual force,
 

emerges a single granulated crystal, 
 

viewed only through a suns reflection.
 

As it rests, idly waiting to come to life
 

exposing a resplendent sparkle, it is
 

suddenly concealed behind a mass
 

expressing yet a potential danger,
 

delivering torrential downpours.
 

Raging waves begin to roll, tumbling

as their strength and furry threatens to

subsequently diminish all in their path.

 
 

Mysteriously, the crystal finds a haven,
 

refuge, captured by the tides current
 

once again to blend amongst the others.
 

In anticipation, vivid, still gleaming,
 

the heat magnifies the brilliance, briefly
 

before inevitably returning its beauty
 

to an impassive blackness of the night
 

where it will remain dormant, until
 

that occasional spectrum of the moon
 

accompanies the stars in their entirety
 

penetrating even the darkest night,
 

delivering a new radiance to the crystal.
 

 
 

In the tranquility of its new surroundings
 

all remains calm, peaceful in that moment
 

and so shall the granulated crystal,
 

with its diamond like characteristics,
 

instinctively glistening over all others.
 

 


 
 
 
 

 

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