The Flint

The Simple Things - - ESCAPE - Christina Ros­setti

An emer­ald is as green as grass, A ruby red as blood; A sap­phire shines as blue as heaven; A flint lies in the mud.

A di­a­mond is a bril­lant stone, To catch the world’s de­sire; An opal holds a fiery spark; But a flint holds fire.

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