A rock from my collection ~~ Poem material?
it almost talks to me
This flat little rock of mine
been around for a long time
No ordinary rock this
There it lay, mountain topping
Rolled down one day not stopping
Shaken by the rumbling earth
Losing hold its sunny berth
Stopping then on the plateau
Warmer, didn't want to go
But not for long could it stay
Monster grabbed, ran for the Bay
Strange creature this, O so cold
Icy, large, so very bold
Unnamed glacier inched along
Grinding my stone, eons long
Once so large in stature, now
a few inches, made to bow
Dumped in wet, nasty man he
Tumbling then, the River Li
Eons passed again once more
River calmed, had lake with shore
I came along, skipping stones
Liked flat ones size of Brit's scones
There out in the water a bit
Found this pretty stone, a hit
Almost flat, green dullish glow
But wait, way too nice to throw
I kept this rock, pocket sized
A female rock I surmised
Lovely looking shiny wet
I've kept her fifteen years yet
Listen, she said "please keep me,
I need to be loved, Jimmy"
I have these years, China doll
Pretty when wet, I did fall
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Photos and Poem Copyright 2016, @ Jimmiehov, All Rights Reserved
Today I'm linked with the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, Tuesday Platform,
Tuesday Platform is open forum, hosted, or imagined, this week by Marian.
Marian was introducing Adrienne Rich, who said the following:
We were taking a break (probably the cook wasn't on schedule for our lunch meal, a China Buffet) from a day cruise there. It was so very pretty!! I think the striations may be green jade. Those shine and look so very pretty when wet!!
Note: Pictures below are from "Google Maps." They depict how far my little rock probably traveled before being hijacked by me and flown to Texas. Click on them for a better view.
p.s. It's hard to keep seven syllable meter, but I tried.
......Other of my writings/posts about rocks, link.