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Emeralds

Gran's eyes are emerald green.
Rose-cut gems, hard as stone,
Polished crowns, eyelid-thrones.
The sharpest pair I've seen.
 
Mum's eyes are emerald green.
Cabochons, satin-smooth,  
Halo-bright, gems that soothe.
The warmest pair I've seen.
 
My eyes are emerald green.
Crystal sheen, sea-glass tears,
Through the haze, their smiles appear -
My favourite Irish queens.

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  1. Date: 3/1/2013 5:19:00 PM
    I'm Scottish, Irish, Osage...I really loved this poem, Heather. Its for my favs.

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 1:10:00 PM
    Ahh!!Enjoyed reading this rich green work..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 6:05:00 PM
    Hello Heather, Congratulations! :-), with your awesome, Irish Poems ... xox~PD

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 7:21:00 PM
    Heather, a really beautiful tribute to three generations. Congratulations on your wonderful win!

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 2:19:00 PM
    A fun take on the theme Heather--love it!

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 10:18:00 AM
    Belated congratulations on a top spot win Heather luv xx

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 7:55:00 PM
    I like this! Congrats on your win , Heather! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 2:59:00 PM
    I love the way you used the three generations here....very imaginative . Congrats..

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 1:37:00 PM
    Love your enclosed rhyme poem. Congratulations on your win. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 7:33:00 PM
    !!!

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 6:12:00 PM
    What chiseled rhythm on the lee lines, Heather! With rhyme as fine as wine! It bobs and weaves and floats like a feather. How I wish that it were mine!

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 10:02:00 PM
    Love it! m

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 1:51:00 PM
    it is a real nice poem to read

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 2:54:00 PM
    really love yur writing :)))

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 3:50:00 PM
    Those Irish eyes must be smiling the way you have described them here.

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 1:28:00 PM
    Heather I loved the three generations of woman's emerald eyes. Nicely done. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 11:05:00 AM
    Facinating write... Perfect for the contest.

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 7:40:00 AM
    Awesome, and I just know your Irish eyes are smiling. Hmmm, maybe I will use this kind of theme myself!!! My eyes are green too, but I spice them up greener with contact lenses!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 11:51:00 AM
    Hi Heather what abeuatiful poem for the contest good luck, all the best Owen