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The Garden Gnomes

Leafy ferns and little frogs Toads live in the garden Weeds and grass and daffodils And poop...I beg your pardon Yes poop is in there from the cat That roams around the houses Just pick it out or grind it in It should be full of mouses (meeces or mice) There's ceramic figurines in there Little deers and little dogs To go along with little stones And plastic little logs But, beware the garden gnome A treacherous beast is he With evil eyes and long white beard He is plotting after thee The garden gnome looks daffy In his jacket and his hat But, look deep in the gnomey eyes And you'll see just where he's at There's rubbish blown from up the road Candy wrappers and old tins The neighbor kids are lazy so, They never throw it in the bins The cat lies sunning lazily Beneath a summer sun of gold With it's job of chasing meeces down For a while, put on hold There's ivy, climbing everywhere And things you can not tell They got there from the squirrels But you keep them for the smell But, beware the garden gnome A treacherous beast is he With evil eyes and long white beard He is plotting after thee The garden gnome looks daffy In his jacket and his hat But, look deep in the gnomey eyes And you'll see just where he's at You tend the garden lovingly Moving figures in and out You never move the gnomes too much Too much trouble, I won't doubt You transplant flowers, move some trees Cut the weeds back, till the soil You head inside, the whistle blows The kettles on the boil While you are gone, something goes on The gnomes attack the cat You come back out, and wonder why The gnome has lost his hat yes, beware the garden gnome A treacherous beast is he With evil eyes and long white beard He is plotting after thee The garden gnome looks daffy In his jacket and his hat But, look deep in the gnomey eyes And you'll see he's looking at the cat!!

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Date: 5/7/2018 1:38:00 PM
Hello Roger,I like this poem. I could see all the action going on as I read. I also wrote a poem about the gnomes. I use to have them around the house outside. I will do this poem closer to summer. Have a nice day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 5/21/2018 1:19:00 PM
Roger just press my name on your site for the Garden Gnomes, to get to my poem My Gnomes. Have a nice day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 5/20/2018 10:04:00 AM
Okay Roger I posted my gnomie poem yesterday. Darlene De Beaulieu.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 5/18/2018 3:19:00 PM
I have not posted it yet but will do so shortly. Have a nice day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 5/18/2018 3:19:00 PM
I have not posted it yet but will do so shortly. Have a nice day my friend.
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roger turner
Date: 5/11/2018 8:27:00 AM
Thanks Darlene. Post link to your gnomie garden.