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0172 Love's Nosegay

Rating: 2.3

Celandine, saxifrage,
buttercup, needle whin,
tormentil, vetchling,
agrimony, cinquefoil,
nipplewort, hawkbit,
ragwort, groundsel,
biting stonecrop, yellow bedstraw,
crosswort, comfrey,
bog asphodel,
tansy, sneezewort,

crowfoot, scurvy grass,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Peter A. Crowther 24 February 2005

What about poor old Stinking Hellebore? :)

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Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler 25 February 2005

and all this time, i thought botany was boring. shows how much i know. you've done it again, Shep! Jake

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Michael Shepherd 25 February 2005

Full marks, Sandra! This is a test piece for real poets who love words like elves love mushrooms...you pass with flying colours. Creeping cinquefoil is yellow and marsh cinquefoil is purple. Well spotted. A kennel of dog roses to you.

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Sandra Osborne 24 February 2005

Twice with cinquefoil? ? Nicely strung together, great topic.

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Lenchen Elf 24 February 2005

A whole meadow and glade to wander through with a smile: -)

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Michael Shepherd 24 February 2005

Didn't want to make it personal, Pete.

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