All That Glitters…

Russian Haiku composer Alexey Andreyev wrote:

evening sky —
over the city lights
stars hardly seen

It seems that Alexey is telling us to look beyond the man-made glitz to see the God-given glory that we too often miss.  In response, here is my haiku:

even diamonds

lose their brilliance

amongst ice cubes

written for Carpe Diem


11 thoughts on “All That Glitters…

    • Thank you! I saw a movie once in which someone was looking for diamonds that had been dropped on the floor, and then someone else dumped a pile of ice cubes to make it more difficult.

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