Our World/Flower Poems

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Alli, Mellie, Moll and I

    Walked in a field of green.

Then Alli stopped and yelled: 'Look here!'

    At something that he’d seen.


'It’s only dandelions,' said Moll –

     'They’re just a common weed.'

And we all looked at them and laughed

    And all of us agreed.


But Alli said: 'They’re beautiful!

    Look at their golden heads –

And, see, they are not common weeds

    Except in Mum’s flower bed.'


'Their pretty heads are brilliant!'

    These words we heard him say,

And: 'I’m going to pick a golden bunch

    For Mum for Mother’s Day.'


And so he picked a great big bunch.

    His sisters laughed and teased

But Mum accepted them with love

    And her face showed she was pleased.



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