A Diamond on the Hand
To Custom Common grown
Subsides from its significance
The Gem were best unknown —
Within a Seller’s Shrine
How many sight and sigh
And cannot, but are mad for fear
That any other buy.

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  1. hannah says:

    it was great, fabulous and so full of life

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