Poetry

Light And Pure

“Why would a person
so light and pure
love something like me?”

You see, I never could reconcile how you could love me the way you do. It wasn’t just how I compared us — you were diamonds while I was nothing but dirt and rust. Why would a person so light, so pure, with such a beautiful spirit love something like me? After everything I’d been through? After the resulting person? But you did, and you do.

© Sarah Doughty

And for that,
I will always be grateful.

This was written for day sixteen
of November Notes.
Diamonds And Rust
by Joan Baez

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20 thoughts on “Light And Pure”

      1. I certainly don’t mind if you share them. I would appreciate it if you could include a link back to the posts you have shared, even if you are only sharing pieces of them. I am not okay with altering my words or removing my name/giving me credit. 😊

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