ROUGH CUT

Are you a
Diamond
In the rough?
Or, like me,
Do you think
It’s a strange
Thing to say?
If a person has
Great qualities
Why diminish them
As you say it?
Why judge?
Seems like a
Back-handed
Compliment…
What’s with that?

© 2016 Robert Mihaly

WRITERS WRITE prompt for 7/28/16: ROUGH CUT
http://writerswrite.co.za/july-writing-prompts
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