Of rust and gold

And to these days
when all I hold
is flecked with rust
or painted gold
I know which of
these I prefer
So to the gold
I will defer

The rust it takes
a second place
Resting with
its fall from grace
Yet not forgotten
all these things
as each have given
cause to sing

Rust can be changed
Re-vigour gleaned
to witness gold
with surface cleaned
So of the gold
and of the rust
to each I cling
as each I trust

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Of rust and gold | OUR POETRY CORNER
  2. Ana Daksina
    Feb 09, 2019 @ 17:43:04

    Reblogging to my sister site Timeless Wisdoms

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

  3. Trackback: Of rust and gold – Timeless Wisdoms

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