Divena Collins

Victorian Cameo....Elemental Sonnet

How beauty changes thro'out the ages
Along with industry of the fashion trade
To keep within purse hard earned wages
Images in cameo's so widely displayed
A Victorian profile of beauty preserved
No more than a relic of the past deserved
Locket of gold graced with a curl of hair
Long since gone but forever remains there
Unforgotten love whose locks conserved
Framed within cameo remained unnerved
An elegant profile within an exquisite case
Still remains within a past relatives heart
A once victorian lady adorned in fine lace
Of which her predecessor shall never part.



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