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Much More Than a Garden 7 months 1 week ago #3147232

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The silvery remnants of activity,
Reveals the hidden pathways of snail.
The network, a labyrinth of tunnels,
Leads me close to the working ants’ trail.

A cavern, warm and dark beneath hedges,
Stores a visitor who reveals all at night.
With its prickly features it endears me,
And distracts me from moths deep in flight.

I smile at the spots on a ladybird,
Whilst I marvel at the beetle-shaped shield.
Lime-green crickets on leaves watching carefully,
Their whereabouts barely concealed.

The bulging of a honey bee’s abdomen,
I see movement from the corner of my eye.
A wrestling match is just transpiring,
Between the common garden spider and fly.

Patterns fill the flower beds and the buddleia,
Within the shape of an Admiral’s wings.
From high up, camouflaged in the branches,
The voice of a nightingale sings.

The frogs lurking under the water lily,
At rest, just for now are the newts.
Hiding from that intrepid visitor,
The one that likes shedding its suits!

Disturbing a log can be treacherous,
A minefield of woodlice explode.
Distressed with the dazzling sunlight,
Flooding in to their secret abode.

I have nic-nacks that dingle and dangle,
But no ornamental pottery gnome.
What masquerades as a simple back garden,
Is much more than this, it’s a home.
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Much More Than a Garden 7 months 1 week ago #3147293

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Very nice Penny.

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Much More Than a Garden 7 months 1 week ago #3147309

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More than a thought, Penny..it is a wonderful array of words and rhyme conveying heart felt emotions and love
of your garden and home.

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Much More Than a Garden 7 months 1 week ago #3147349

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Penny,
Your imagery is fantastic. I felt I was there with you from the picture
your words painted. I wish you had your gnome hiding within the wonders
of your garden. Something tells me you'll get one.

Keep writing.
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sciguy18 wrote: Very nice Penny.


Thanks oh sciencey one

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