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My Perfect Pearl

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My Perfect Pearl

The life of this pearl, how it grew from the sand
Is a wonderful story to tell
For it bothered the flesh in an oyster's grey shell
And the oyster then coated the sand
It was milky and white, added band after band
'Till it formed a white shell
So a creature can't tell
That it grew from a grain of the sand

This gemstone of mine
From the depths of the sea
Has a glittering shine
That is easy to see
So it's hard to imagine, this treasure so fine
All began as a grain in the sea



Written 3/2/2013

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  1. Date: 9/17/2013 5:58:00 PM
    To me, this poem says: It makes no difference where we come from, all that matters is where we are going...This poem has a beautiful flow to it. A very creative and enjoyable poem to read!...Thank you for the kind and helpful comments. They mean so much to me!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 12:19:00 PM
    Beautifully written poem my friend Isaiah :) I like it.. If this for the contest good luck!! a sure winner for me. Thanks for stopping by, Hugs, Maria

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 11:32:00 PM
    Rereading YOUR pearl poem. AS lovely as ever.

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 11:34:00 AM
    You made the process of how a pearl is made sound so romantic! It's so interesting that pearls are the result of what is basically an invasion - almost like an oyster's version of an immune system haha. But anyway, you did an absolutely wonderful job with this one. I'm adding it to my favs. (Soupmail!)

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 3:14:00 AM
    Pearls are my favourite gems and you.described your pearl so eloquently..Charma

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 8:50:00 PM
    this is wonderful how gracefully you showed the development of the lovely pearl. WELL done, Isaiah.

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 5:16:00 PM
    Very beautiful

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 11:17:00 AM
    Nice form Isiah and it's content is exquisite, I happen to love sonnets of any kind, I never tried an Italian sonnet before, perhaps I should, I like this poem have a great day xxx