Little People

Little People

A Chapter by Dave Brown
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ebb and flow

"

In the garden digging

To plant an apple tree

Seeing something strange there

I got down on one knee

 

It was a little man I saw

And he was climbing further down

I dug more and more to follow him

Until I came across a little town

 

Many little people

Were walking to and fro’

And I asked one little soul

Where did they come and go

 

Apparently, these were the folks

That kept all plants growing

Watching carefully where went

The seeds that we were sowing

 

Then an underground route

Was dug from root to root

That they could address the needs

Of each vegetable, tree and fruit

 

I left them there with their task

Of making all things grow

As they, just as we

React to nature’s ebb and flow

 

 

 

 

 

 



© 2020 Dave Brown


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This was such a cute little poem! Little fairies that keep the garden alive. Each plant, different and unique like people, for they are also living beings. Thanks for sharing, I loved this!

Posted 8 Months Ago


Dave Brown

8 Months Ago

we need all the help we can get so I was glad to see them on the job
thanks for visit
Truly a beautiful expression of the Fae folk that make the flowers bloom and dust the dew upon the leaves. But they're Trixie little guys, sure they'll help you make some shoes and make your apples grow but do not attempt to cross them lest unfortune they bestow.
I know of fairy whispered upon your ear to create this poem. As I know only a poet could hear that whisper.

Posted 8 Months Ago


Dave Brown

8 Months Ago

perhaps that cute little fellow on your finger also put in a word or two
we always enjoy his .. read more
This is cute. I can see this as a little picture book. I wonder if they are related to the fairies and sprites.

Posted 8 Months Ago


Ana Papaya

8 Months Ago

:) looking forward to it
Dave Brown

8 Months Ago

I was thinking of you!!!!
Ana Papaya

8 Months Ago

Oh. Hmm. Yes, maybe one for future.

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