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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 3/21/2010
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 3/19/2010
we all have our talents, yours is certainly poetry if not gardening. enjoyed.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/19/2010
Cute one, Susan; happy belated St. Patrick's Day!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 3/18/2010
I love this, Susan! :D
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/18/2010
Good one Susan, are you sure your last name is not O'Vegter lol
fee
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/18/2010
Pleasingly funny, honey. You'll attract many green bees.

Ron
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 3/17/2010
" . . . reason with my jealous side."
Blessed with writing poetry and a sense of humor.
Your redneck friend
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/17/2010
Thank you for sharing the humor, Susan; nicely done. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Andy Turner 3/17/2010
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 3/17/2010
Nicely done, Susan. I had a good laugh. Thanks and God bless.
Reviewed by John Bidwell 3/17/2010
I would need more than the luck of the Irish to keep plants healthy- or even alive.
Much enjoyed.

John
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