John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Poet's Corner: Flint

Flint

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 brilliant spark;
But a flint holds fire.

Christina Rossetti (1830 – 1894)

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