ivor .e hogg

(7th April 1934 / Co Durham)

The Flower Fairies for M Lady Tara


In spring the fairies cultivate
their favourite flowers carefully.
The beauty we appreciate
can’t happen accidentally.
The fairies know each flowers needs
and cater for them properly.
Though sprung from bulbs and corms and seeds
They tend them individually.
Though most adults can only see,
the blossoms which the fairies tend.
A poet might just possibly
observe some tiny fairy friend.
Children have no difficulty
they see the fairies easily.

Submitted: Thursday, March 29, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, February 08, 2011

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