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by Walt Hardester
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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are such wondrus things
to think of all the joy they bring
light captured and given back as from a star
with beauty rare they dazzle
eyes and hearts of a lady love
truly a gift sent from above
to think t'was once a lump of coal
and now it stirs a womans soul
their value here is no suprise
it's only in a womans eyes
the rock can turn a heart to butter

now us men would see no value here
we'd prize the thing for it's hardness
and only see a cool glass cutter



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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/15/2007
Ahhhhhhh! Have you forgotten the investment return??? Good piece.

Be safe,
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 5/15/2007
well i've met men that see them as financial investments and other men that see them as a cruel curse to the miners who dig them, but every woman i've ever met could only see their dazzling sparkles...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/15/2007
Gotta love it...rare like a diamante...but pure as emerald...this offering!!

A Gem!!


Love Tinka

Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 5/15/2007
May me laugh for I've heard men say they don't understand the attraction. Though diamonds are pretty not all women turn to butter for them. I will say though it was the first time I've heard that men see a cool glass cutter and that made me laugh. Just think that when a man feels trapped in the glass house she wants to live in, he's already invested in the proper tool. Lady J
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/15/2007
now us men would see no value here we'd prize the thing for it's hardness and only see a cool glass cutter

They are very good for that! And coal on a deep winter's night can be very good, too!
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