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The Pearl

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The Pearl

The irritant is caressed in the soft folds of a cloak
Layering it lovingly so smooth to stroke
The irritant becomes fit for King, Prince or Earl
To spend their money on a brand new lustrous pearl.

The spherical pearl of astounding beauty and form
Not man made or designed but from nature is born
From the mollusc a lowly bivalve, barely a good meal
This precious pearl is so beauteous that grown men will steal

To keep a pearl looking well it must be worn next to the skin
To keep the lustre shining bright or the pearl will grow dim
A pearl is a gem of much value, and a gem of much worth
Also a metaphor for a person, known as the salt of the earth.

© 10/03/2013 ~GG~

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  1. Date: 3/18/2013 11:25:00 AM

    seems the pearl is loved by many, and also tainted, glad your poetry bring at least life to it...good luck.

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/18/2013 11:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks harry, you are so good to me xx
  1. Date: 3/16/2013 4:43:00 AM

    A winner by a mile! The luster of the pearl is only exceeded by your beautiful tribute to nature's gem. Love ya ...... Jake

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Bless you Jake xx
  1. Date: 3/12/2013 3:45:00 AM

    MANDY! What a finish!!! What an amazing finish! I loved the last line! Very beautiful write! :)

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Eileen , much appreciated comment luv xx
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 7:59:00 PM

    Lovely as the pearl its self Mandy .good luck.

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Awh bless you Donna xx
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 2:38:00 PM

    Great way to go for the contest..Reads like a winning entry to me..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Great factual information contained in it also..Thanks for stopping by..Your comments were uplifting..Sara

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Sara luv xx
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 2:36:00 PM

    a real beauty here, Mandy - congrats on your wins too, my friend

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Jack , be good xx
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 1:23:00 PM

    Nicely written Mandy ...Seren

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Hun xx
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 12:35:00 PM

    Nice write! Great imagery :)

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Allison I will visit you now we are introduced xx
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 12:24:00 PM

    Nicely done Mandy, I believe you are one of the pearls in which you speak of, pretty pretty luster girl, golden or pearly your always beautiful to my eyes xxx

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/16/2013 5:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hiya flower and I love you too always bubbly these days xx