World Within Bivalves


For you,
I would move heaven and earth.
But where in the world would I put them?

The world is your oyster.
I shall place heaven and earth in an oyster.

Universal themes, these.
Pearls of wisdom.
Heaven and earth on the half shell.

dVerse Quadrille #63 – Earth

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.
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27 Responses to World Within Bivalves

  1. The image of the world as an oyster is wonderful… there is just one pearl

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  2. kim881 says:

    I love the image of heaven and earth on the half shell. This is a pearl of a quadrille!

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  3. Frank Hubeny says:

    Good question raised in that first stanza.

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  4. Universal themes, well encompassed in your sweet verse.
    “But where in the world would I put them?” This made me smile.

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  5. This is such a fun quadrille. I love such practicality about moving heaven and earth, “but where in the world would I put them?” — makes me laugh. Great wordplay!

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  6. Wonderful imagery Maggie, I love your ‘heaven and earth on the half shell’ 💜

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  7. Charley says:

    Truth and tongue and cheek! Made me smile.

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  8. whimsygizmo says:

    What a fantastic last line, Maggie! 🙂

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  9. kanzensakura says:

    I love the thoughts of earth as a pearl instead of a blue marble!

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  10. V.J. Knutson says:

    Spectacular image enhanced by the poem.

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  11. sanaarizvi says:

    This is lovely! ❤ What a fabulous closing line, Maggie 😊

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  12. lillian says:

    You had me with the first stanza!!! And LOVE the last line! Wonderfully writ!

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  13. Beautifully written. Love the extended metaphor of the oyster!

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