John Carter Brown


Crazy Tradesmen Rhymes No1 - Poem by John Carter Brown

I once knew a man in the gardening trade,
Bob Green was his name
He was surly, he was staid;
He thought he knew it all
But between you and me
He couldn't tell a lettuce
From a lilac tree.

Written Autumn 1995


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The first of what I call my 'Crazy Tradesmen Rhymes' I don't know if there is a 'correct' term for this form of verse; if there is I would be interested to know what it is.

Comments about Crazy Tradesmen Rhymes No1 by John Carter Brown

  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (10/27/2012 1:39:00 PM)

    Well now, Interesting. Read mine - Sea-Shell Shop -
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  • Freshman - 604 Points Ruth Walters (9/19/2012 8:30:00 AM)

    I like these shorties. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 17, 2012



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