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Mr McCaleb's Garden

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Mr McCaleb's Garden

No flowers in my garden
Nor shrubs I love dearly
The plants in my patch
Are harvested yearly

Cucumbers and taters
Tomatoes and corn
Peppers and peas
Not a rose, not a thorn

Squash ... of course
Carrots ... you betcha
But bunnies beware
I'll make stew if I catch ya

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  1. Date: 5/6/2013 3:23:00 PM
    Nice one Caleb xxx

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 7:48:00 PM
    Hi Caleb, reading this one once again. I'm glad to see this one as a winning poem. Congratulations with the awesome view of your own little Garden poem in Sandyivy's contest. God bless~Linda

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 5:11:00 PM
    Another yummy one Caleb...congrats....Donna

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 3:02:00 PM
    lol loved it.......Seren

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 11:12:00 AM
    Rabbit stew? Hnmmm...lol. Good one. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 3:21:00 AM
    Caleb nicely written. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 10:45:00 PM
    Beautiful garden indeed. Congrats for the awesome win.

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 9:42:00 PM
    Thank you' SandyIvy

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 9:07:00 PM
    This is sweet and light hearted but not in a frivolous way. It was written by someone who.. I'm guessing, is still a child a heart, and I really appreciate that.

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 1:51:00 PM
    This is SO cute! I love the title haha. Assuming this is for the contest? I think this will be high up on the winners list!

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 9:15:00 AM
    It reminds me of the child's bunny story. I think it's Mr. McGregor's Farm. I loved your last line. Fresh is the best way to go. if you can grow it, why buy it. Nicely done Caleb. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 11:26:00 AM
    I'm with ya...a garden is too much work..let peter cotton tail make his own living!

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 11:16:00 AM
    oohh bunny stew we used to have it a lot as kids, love this Caleb xx

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 10:25:00 AM
    Haha! I always rooted for Mr. McGregor lol I cannot stand bunnies...something about 'em gives me the creeps...good eating though and I love a well-kept garden of herbs and veggies...I'm hungry now =) but I really enjoy reading your poetry, simplicity is the most sublime form of joy, don't u think?

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 9:10:00 AM
    lol, you cruel person, you!!! Mind, I have a couple of good bunny stew recipes I could share with you. Good rhyming scheme you have going here. Good luck with this strong entry, my friend. I like :)

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 8:19:00 AM
    Good morning Caleb, LOL, i so love the title... but, I also love the bunnies... if you dare touch one hair off the hare... I'm gonna take a tractor and flip all the dirt in your garden... he he he he..JK.... love the poem, thanks for the smile.... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 8:05:00 AM
    : )tnks for sharing your sweet poem Caleb..I love herbs in the garden too .they come quite useful.Re Rabbits..I just say Run Peter rabbit Run..Run Roger Rabbit run : )