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Geode



Bronze tint glints from fractured
surfaces, peppered planes of salted
quartzite, eons old:
attributes peculiar to rock,
to stone, whose strength
no soft tissue could ever know.

No iodine suntan ever quite
approached that shade, nor ivory
smile's glow blinded
as its glassy show:

To this flinty hardness mind
never swoops; no human heart,
though cruel, could ever reach
its crystal cold.
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A word lover who enjoys beautiful poetry of all genres and responds with admiration to fresh and felicitous phrases. [Retired manufacturing/production control mgr./marketing manager/financial analyst. USAF veteran; lived in US, Mexico, Germany, Turkey.] more…

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