Flower Poems

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Alli, Mellie, Moll and me

    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 most 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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