Sunday, February 14, 2010

True love at last

Roses are red
Violets are blue
Mundial Serra Sharp™
I love you

Sure, you can be steely
And cutting, and cold
But you’re straight to the point
On a quadruple fold

No fraying or straying
Will you entertain
And you handle my curves
Like a true gentleman

I thought you were merely
A glorified knife
And I doubted your claim
To stay with me for life

But you’ve cut through my bias
I now see perfection
In your fully-forged blades
(or is that my reflection?)

Tell my other shears
I’m all done…
Mundial Serra Sharp™
You’re THE ONE!



28 comments:

  1. Ahahahahaha... You are so in love right now. I bet if anyone were to touch them you would roar like a lioness protecting her cubs...

    xo Steph

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  2. Do not under any circumstances let the man of the house near them. Cutting shade cloth will for ever leave them dull and unloved!

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  3. The perfect love affair! Fabulous post! And EVERYONE in the house knows not to touch the red handle scissors....EVER!!

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  4. True love indeed... Happy valentine's day! x

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  5. He he he, I have the same crush but you express it so much better than I ever could!!

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  6. I gotta admit, it wasn’t quite the soft and mushy post I was after on Valentine’s Day, just after the Mr returns from two weeks away...

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  7. I'm with you on the Serra Sharp love.... just not quite as poetic. I had the same pair for 20-odd years, until they got mixed up with the scissors at Northcote High School (I was doing a guest-tutor gig). They truly are the best.

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  8. They are rather lovely aren't they!
    Were a 'returning' home gift from Mr Clutterpunk??

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  9. It sounds wonderful. Is it capable of scaring off one's family members from illegal use or able to keep aligned when dropped?!!! Cherrie

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  10. The way to a maker's heart is surely through the scissors. These are superb & I loved your Ode.

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  11. Oh, love a bit of passion for The Good Scissors!! Love Posie

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  12. ahh, i so need a good pair of scissors!

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  13. Hi Gina,
    Thanks for your lovely comments at my blog. I'm having a ball rummaging through all your posts! You are a woman of many talents - including poetry?!

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  14. Well, who has a helper/playmate back on the scene, hmm? There's lightness and gaiety abounding in your happy home I think :)
    Love the poem. Have fun making. Kx

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  15. That's gold! I love a good ode, and especially liked the double meaning of 'cut through my bias'

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  16. Lovely poetry.
    Bit worried about your beloved?!?!?

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  17. Oh, brill! I am so mushy-poem-ed out! Veddy nice, Gina...

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  18. You're getting a bit freaky, my dear... although I think I too rhapsodised over my Mundial knife set, many years ago...

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  19. They are great. I've had my pair for years... its only now that they need to be sharpened. I'm not sure I'd write poetry about them

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  20. there really is nothing like cutting with good scissors.....except perhaps having someone to watch the smalls so you can use them & wax lyrical about them!

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  21. Oh yes I have the same - brilliant pair. Caught my hubby using them to cut paper - I was VERY unimpressed.

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  22. Love that the top photo looks like a heart! V. clever.
    Fantastic poem! It's love at first sight... I never knew I needed a pair of these till just now! Ed will thank you ;)

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  23. first of all, fantastic pome. i hope you're getting some money out of that deal.
    secondly, remember me from Apron Strings? well, i'm wondering... where are all the punk mamas? i see you punk crafters have quite a thing going. the internet's crawling with you handy, spunky ladies. but howz about mamas of similar persuasion?
    help.
    thanks for your advice/direction,
    Lost in Blogland

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