The Black Pearl


A little bit of darkness

Spun into beauty



To purity

A cycle of life



A life within

Has taught

All the secrets

All the lies



Into a new form

What lies within

Can be made

Into something new

Deep pain



Beautiful sin

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cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

Caroline , I love this poem .it reflects your deep thoughts of transformation ,from something dark and sullen into a thing of special beauty of a kind , just like you are.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

I agree with Michael. This is beautiful, a rebirth from darkness into light. Loved it...

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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Beautiful, Caroline. Sounds a little like the evolution of my life.

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carolinemd21 3 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Hi Michael thank you for your kind thoughts. I always appreciate you stopping by. :)

Hi Ruby thank you my friend for your kind words. :)

Hi Wayne thank you for stopping by, yes it is like the evolution of life. :)

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ytsenoh 3 years ago from Louisiana, Idaho, Kauai, Nebraska, South Dakota, Missouri

Nice words chosen for this piece. Great image. I like "Shimmering...

Incandescent...A life within" Thank you.

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ImKarn23 3 years ago

WOW - i LOVE the deeper message here, my friend!

deeper - not necessarily

beautifully done!

voting up and sharing forwardxx

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mckbirdbks 3 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

Very interesting. Your poetry spun images, which is a wonderful thing.

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carolinemd21 3 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Ytsenoh. :)

Thank you Leslie. :)

Thank you Mcbirdbks. :)

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Simba73 3 years ago from UK

I like it !!

ButI also am sure There is a deeper message here, although I think I will be reading it a few times to see if I can decipher it , which of course is going to be a pleasure !! beautiful writing :)


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carolinemd21 3 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Simba. :)

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manatita44 2 years ago from london

Deep, lofty, beautiful. Thanks Caroline.

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carolinemd21 2 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Manatita. :)

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