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Friday, January 13, 2006

Precious Stones By Christina Georgina Rossetti

An emerald is as green as grass;
A ruby red as blood;
A sapphire shines as blue as heaven;
A flint lies in the mud.
A diamond is a brilliant stone,
To catch the world's desire;
An opal holds a fiery spark;
But a flint holds fire.


Blogger Minerva said...

I wanted to thank you for your comment on my blog and your information about Minerva..

I have always felt more akin to her than some of the other flightier goddesses....*smile*

And I like the poem...


Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Blogger Granny said...

I missed Minerva - I'll have to go back and check.

She was on my high school class ring - the goddess of wisdom. Unfortunately she didn't rub off quite as well as she should with some.

Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Blogger Mother Damnable said...

Hiya Minerva, thanks for dropping by :>)

Hiya Granny

Well I'm certainly glad the wisdom rubbed of onto you my deario :>)

Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Blogger Granny said...

Now you're going to have me digging through another poet. The only thing I can remember of hers is "who has seen the wind".

I not only like the poem, the way you present them is poetry as well.

Still hanging out at the cafe?

Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Anonymous Ma D said...

Thanks Granny :>)

Back home now, safe and sound

Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Blogger craziequeen said...

oh - I like that gem thing :-)

but no amethyst? (my fave) and no topaz? (my birthstone).


Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Blogger Mother Damnable said...

Hiya Crazie!

Hope you like it better now :>)

Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Anonymous MaMa D said...

ps my fave is Rose Quartz :>)

Friday, 13 January, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Noooo!! I don't get it! I wrote a poem similar to this in 1998!!! Please how did u?

Monday, 12 November, 2012  
Blogger Mother Sharon Damnable said...

I didn't write this, it's by Christina Rossetti ~ maybe these thoughts were in the ether and you picked up on them :>)

Tuesday, 13 November, 2012  

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