by Khadeeja Sajid
“I promise I’ll change,”
is a diamond promise.
And I wonder if you know
that diamonds can be found
There are many myths about diamonds:
that they are the most valuable gem;
that they are precious, rare;
that they are the most refractive.
No. The only true thing
about this gem is that
it is the hardest on our earth.
So, when you make
your diamond promises,
remember that I’ve seen this promise before.
The world has seen it in abundance,
the promise is not sacred,
nor special, nor healing.
the only thing this promise is,