Poem of the Week 86

Garden Rhyme

Phil Rampton


One pot.

Two seeds.

Three flowers.

Four bees.

Five hives.

Six trees.

Seven branches.

Eight leaves.

Nine birds.

Ten nests.

Eleven worms.

Twelve pests.

Thirteen gardens.

Fourteen sheds.

Fifteen weeds in flower beds.

Sixteen rows of peas and beans.

Seventeen plots of spinach and greens.

Eighteen mowers.

Nineteen hoses.

Twenty greenfly on twenty roses.