Dr John Celes

Veteran Poet - 3,343 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Silvery Lines


Silvered glass alone
Becomes mirrors fine!
For thirty silver pieces just,
Judas betrayed Christ.

A gold medal is worth
Many silver ones;
Under the silver moon
True lovers make love!

Silver metal is
Purified by fire;
The silver screen begets
Many an artiste good.

Silver vessels made
Artistically like
candle-sticks and trophies
are prized possessions!

There’s a silver lining
In every cloud;
Silver-fish make
Old books and paper, powder!

Submitted: Monday, September 02, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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