GEMS

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    GEMS

    Gems that light the eyes,
    Enrich the beholder,
    Entrance both the rich and poor,
    The prism of colors, Diamond bright,
    Hypnotize women to delight,
    Emeralds,Rubies, Stars of the night,
    Set the body ablaze, What a sight,
    Opals and pearls make you swirl,
    Chains of gold and silver,
    Precious in all their might,
    Upon this setting I do stand,
    Radiante beauty is all I have.......


    6/10/87 Richard(Phoenix)Cartledge (c)

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    lindabrito commented on GEMS

    09-17-2009

    Great stuff phoenix, To be that gem would be fantastic.

    ponderingscribe commented on GEMS

    03-14-2009

    I like how the gem used to metaphorized the eyes. The poem tells of seeing and being seen: /Enrich the beholder/ entrance the rich and poor/, and what the eyes can do that other parts of the body cannot, /Hypnotize women to delight/ I don't know how Opals and pearls make you swirl on a physical level, but it sounds nice - that will be being good to the poet not to the poem though. This is a gem!

    beautifuldeath commented on GEMS

    03-13-2009

    excellent write.

    mspoetris commented on GEMS

    03-13-2009

    My eyes burn with all the brilliance!Enjoyed very much.

    astroplane commented on GEMS

    03-10-2009

    love it!!!!!!!

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