Necklace

String of beads—

borealis crystal

shows what the sky can be at sunset

chips of tiger eye strung with

imperfect regularity across continents

treasured African opal

lifted out of the Congo

becomes a centerpiece

and all the diamonds

burning like stars

lapis lazuli

the sea

held together by a string

__________________

NaPoWriMo Day 24 writing in símile

Necklace

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