Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

Auburn, South Australia
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Auburn, South Australia
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The Broken-Teapot

Rating: 5.0

Mum's bit of egg money on the mantelpiece
In the broken teapot in the olden days,
Hardly earned and hoarded there,
Much content afforded there
Long before inspectors came and bureaucratic ways.
But science by the barn-door rules the farmer's lot
And Mum's bit of egg-money dwindles in the pot.

Ever since the first years this was mother's perquisite,
Eggs daily gathered by the old barn door,

From the stable gathered in,
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Dr Antony Theodore 12 December 2019

Long before inspectors came and bureaucratic ways. But science by the barn-door rules the farmer's lot And Mum's bit of egg-money dwindles in the pot. very good poem. tony

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