Treasure Island

Sally Evans

(1942 / London)

Some Uses of Fewer and Less


less said fewer mended
fewer moons less moonlight
less rain fewer raindrops
less weather fewer thunderstorms
fewer students less booze
professors visiting less
fewer beautiful women
fewer poets less poetry
fewer flowers fewer gardens
less grass fewer lawnmowers
fewer cooks less spoilt broth
less haste fewer speed
less stone fewer diamonds
lesser celandine feverfew
grammar lesson fewer listen
fuel fires flames lessen
lesser spotted
orchid woodpecker
less fewer fewer le
unless

Submitted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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first appeared in The Herald. March 2002

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