Treasure Island

Charlotte Peters Rock

(20th century / England)

Give Me Jade


Jade
Give me jade
White and yellow and palest green
Grey - rich green and spinach
Give me jade
Jade for luck
Jade for mystery and promise

Carve a spell
with sharp bamboo abrasion
Lotus leaf and flower
A horse - a goose - a lamb
A bottle made for snuff
A yellow lion

Give me life
Long life and happiness
Give me warmth
A carving made of spirit
A history extended through the age
Give me riches made of time
Give me jade


22Nov2000 CPR

Submitted: Saturday, March 03, 2012

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