A poem by Christina Rossetti...

Precious Stones - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

Throughout human history flint has been used to start fires. This begs an interesting question. If you were put in the middle of nowhere and had to survive, which would you choose, a pretty gem or flint?

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Image by Lisa Yannucci.