Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Readers' Poems

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Readers' Poems

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WILD WILD WEEDS Where you come from I don't know, But wild wild weeds you have to go, Where you came from no one knows, But doubtless borne by the wind that blows.

On you I must impose as t r i c t u re , For weeds you spoil my garden''s picture, Hawkshead, sorrel and lesser plantain, From intrusion you must refrain. Alas it has come to a pretty pass, When I cannot see my flowers for grass, Beware chickweed, ivy and dandelion, Your squatters' rights will soon be gone.

For never was there ever made, A weed could stand against my spade, And if my garden spade could talk, He would tell you his ally is the fork.

For now, you grow without restriction, But soon wild weeds you will face eviction, For nurtured by the rain and sun, You may hide but you can't run.

Nettles that grow alongside my fence, I shall terminate your residence, Poison ivy you have me vexed, Poison ivy it's your turn next. …

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