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A Child's Garden

Rating: 3.2

R. L. Stevenson

Now there is nothing wrong with me
Except -- I think it's called T.B.
And that is why I have to lay
Out in the garden all the day.

Our garden is not very wide
And cars go by on either side,

And make an angry-hooty noise
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Dr Antony Theodore 14 December 2020

But when I'm on my back again, I watch the Croydon aeroplane That flies across to France, and sings Like hitting thick piano-strings. Making it lively with examples. tony

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John Harrison 13 July 2020

Written beautifully. A tribute to Stevenson's " A Child's Garden of Verse" .

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Shaun Cronick 02 June 2020

And of course Hilaire Belloc to add to Roald Dahl.

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Shaun Cronick 02 June 2020

The late great Roald Dahl must surely have read this and been influenced by it.

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Aelina bhimani 27 February 2020

It was grateful to learn poem Thank you for sharing

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Ankwasa Harlord 27 December 2019

Thank you for sharing

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Iftekhar ifti 17 February 2019

Hursh reality we have been witnessed as it

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lolXD 01 February 2019

sub to ninja hes a YT, er.

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brandon YT 01 February 2019

ur a bad person

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lolXD 01 February 2019

it just i dont like it.

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lolXD 01 February 2019

it suckes i hate it it just does not fit modern life: (i dont like it.

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REEEE 31 March 2019

It's a OLD poem

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Sad times 10 April 2021

Agree. Modern life is all about ppl who couldn't understand pieces like this, and yet those dumbs are allowed to share their poor opinions

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