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Ode to the Irish Gardner
by Susan K. de Vegter
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
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Happy Saint Patrick's Day everyone.


Blessed be the Irish gardener
Horticulture with a flair
Genetic knowledge , engineered
Through years, I do declare!
I envy those with green thumbs
With dirt beneath their nails
Stone fences wrapping all their dreams
Envelopes of Gaelic cells
Wonder of this rich earth
Pastels of poseys nod
I couldn't grow a blossom
Even with the help of God
I reason with my jealous side
To seed...I do abort
This girl from Dixie doth confess
"I couldn't grow a wort!"

© Susan K. de Vegter



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Reviewed by richard cederberg
A wonderful insight Belle.
And you know I've asked you other
questions on another site.
Blessings to you ...
richard
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante
we all have our talents, yours is certainly poetry if not gardening. enjoyed.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Cute one, Susan; happy belated St. Patrick's Day!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen
I love this, Susan! :D
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Good one Susan, are you sure your last name is not O'Vegter lol
fee
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Pleasingly funny, honey. You'll attract many green bees.

Ron
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley
" . . . reason with my jealous side."
Blessed with writing poetry and a sense of humor.
Your redneck friend
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing the humor, Susan; nicely done. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Andy Turner
So be it. But do you know why the Irish have potatoes and the yanks have oil? Well it's because the Irish had first choice.
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Nicely done, Susan. I had a good laugh. Thanks and God bless.
Reviewed by John Bidwell
I would need more than the luck of the Irish to keep plants healthy- or even alive.
Much enjoyed.

John
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