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Just How Did My Garden Grow .

Mary , Mary quite contrary
How did my garden grow ?
You know darned well
It's just been hell
With Winter's frost and snow .
Bought expensive seeds
That were colored weeds
That grew and grew some more
So , just like I said
It is wrecking my head
And my green finger is getting sore .
My daffs were a laugh
And my posies can't pose
The buttercups all turned sour.
The ducks in the pond
Are beyond the beyond
And the ivy is poison , for sure .
My frog , Mr. Toad
Took to the road
To meet a Princess
Who is loaded with cash .
I'm sore , sad and sick
Because of Reykjavik
What ain't weeds
Is now covered in ash .


Inspired for Dane-Ann's garden contest .

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  1. Date: 12/15/2010 2:04:00 PM
    Hi Sean. He He Ha Ha. This is the tonic we need at this bloody time. Enjoyed this. Eamon

  1. Date: 10/2/2010 11:35:00 PM
    Sean, I was looking over a few of your poems that had not won in contests. It's a shame. I think this one not either?? I was reviewing my fav poets list today and didnt' see your name. So here is a fav for you my friend. I am feelling depressed for losing a few contests this week, and thought I 'd try to make SOMEBODY happy. haha. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 6:12:00 AM
    So Funny, Seán, A joy to read, great humhour flowing, yeah the ash put a stop to alot of our plans!!!! DÉirdre

  1. Date: 5/6/2010 9:13:00 AM
    that was just adorable, loved it

  1. Date: 4/28/2010 3:26:00 PM
    Hands down, best one yet. MY kind of garden.Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 4/25/2010 7:30:00 AM
    LOL and you will be laughing all the way to winners circle but I like mine too thanks again sean for your greatc omments enjoyed this one you rock

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 4:07:00 PM
    This is so funny..Can t stop giggling...Mary Mary,My mum's name is Mary,lol:) enjoyed reading..Charma

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 1:12:00 PM
    Got a good chuckle out of this one! You are quite the master of humor--and I so enjoy reading your work. Thanks for the day brightener! Good luck in the contest. Karen

  1. Date: 4/20/2010 5:54:00 AM
    Oh My Goodness Sean. I think your green thumb was frozen also. You poor man. I guess you will have to buy her posies. No more pick your own. All in fun my friend. Wishing you the best in the contest. You made my day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 3:16:00 PM
    Oh so funny....but not so funny if you are the one who has worked so hard!! I love the mention of the ash....so very timely !!! Good luck keeping the ash at bay....in other words...."kicking ash" !!! LOL!

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 2:45:00 PM
    Oh my, not sure whether to laugh or feel sorry for you, think I will do both. Good one, always a pleasure to read your work. Love Heidie

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 2:35:00 PM
    oh no, do you really have ash at your house? I am so sorry. That is a mess I am sure. I just read some news about stranded travelers and the hotels gouging them with no money left etc.

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 12:14:00 PM
    Nice, light-hearted write( I hope so anyway ;D If not, just ignore this comment lol) Good luck in the contest with this one. P.S-Your footle entry was awesome....I wasn't sure if you could compound extra footles together, but yours should have been first just for doing so( no disrespect to Mr. Fraser for his great footle). Chris.

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 12:12:00 PM
    Sean, this is wildly funny!! You had me laughing all the way through. What a great feel you have for "cultivating" humor through your gardening efforts. :) Love, Carolyn