Green Stones

Eyes of green stone,
Like an unknown planet
Carved by three types of tone
Fire, wisdom and granite
A heart in return: alas no
For love is not fashioned by rock
It is hard, and often a fearful foe,
It changes like hands on a clock
Oh! but how it feels in your palms
How it soothes, how it calms,
I appreciate the kisses, the hold
But I love for the laughter and smiles
It will never grow too old,
For now I will wonder the aisles
And put your heart on loan
In my pocket and wonder,
Those silly eyes of green stone.

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