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Re: FW: a poem

love it!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 26 Aug 2003 18:48:15 -0400 (EDT)

>Dear friends: Am finally caught up with the e-mail that accumulated
>while I was gone. In light of some of the recent topics of conversation,
>here is something from me to all of you. Hope you enjoy it!!
>Moles and Voles 
>and Gnomes and Such
>Walking in my garden
>                 is a peculiar excursion
>          of trying to avoid the moleholes 
>and the voleholes,
>     the gnome traps and the fairy webs
>                           dusted with the pollen
>                      of my  flowers
>where it has fallen off
>            the growing things 
>        when carelessly brushed
>             by the beating wings
>     of pixies chasing one another,
> laughing wildly.
>           One can hear the distant echoes
>                            of their tinkling chatter 
>                                               trapped within the 
>                                                    tubular bells of the foxgloves
>                                       and trumpetvines,
>                         collected late at night
>           by the gnome children
>who sprinkle them on their food
>     like nonpareils
>on ice cream
>...a crunchy-sweet-rainbow-of-colors.
>Melody (Iowa Z 5/4)
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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