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What a Blooming Language
The Rocking Horse
Tour de Farce
I am Passionate About
Seed Banks
Trees in the forest
Wedding of the summer
A Passionate Interest
Future Visions
I Know a Man
Left Hand Glove mystery
The Slouch Hat
Christmas at Uncle Bertie's

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What a Blooming Language

With hair the colour of chestnuts
And eyes of cornflower blue.
She was a gardener’s daughter
And knew a thing or two
Of flowers

So he made her a tussie mussie
That spelt out a message with each
Bloom telling of his devotion
In that old and secret speech
Of flowers

T’was a posy of ivy and iris,
With red carnation and rose,
Saying “I love you, I want you”
In the wonderful, colourful prose
Of flowers

It was days before she answered,
With a response like a nettle that stung.
A bouquet of sad withered blooms
Saying “drop dead” in the soft tongue
Of flowers.

Frank Brown ©

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