by Aaron Blair

When I was born, I was a lump of coal,
but pressed into the center of my father’s fist,
I became a diamond.


Posted on 06/21/2016
Copyright © 2024 Aaron Blair

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 06/21/16 at 05:23 PM

Wow! I'm not sure which direction to go with that fist. Fascinating what that line brings to mind. You have a gift for provoking thought. Thanks.

Posted by Angela Stevens on 02/25/20 at 09:28 PM

Certainly a punch!

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