The Village Flower Show
Flowers with graceful forms
Bewitching shades of colour and exquisite perfume
Silent influences unconsciously felt
Loaves of bread nestle with plump sausage rolls
Victoria sponge drip with homemade jam
While the tearoom hums to happy, sated patrons
Fruits, vegetables and flowers, will the Village Hall transform
Would but the outside world offer not bullets and bombs
But sweeter cakes, better fruit and fairer flowers from earth's bounty
(First published 5th Aug 2017)
The Flower Show will be on the Sat 3rd Aug 2019 in the Village Hall. Have a look and download the entry form and schedule as a PDF.
Why not have a go, fancy your dahlias?, know your onions? is your Victoria sponge to die for? Or are you tomatoes growing like billyoh......
The Curry Rivel Flower Show 2019 Programme is here.....
You can pick up a copy at the Garage, Barber Shop,Sandpits & Greenslade Taylor Hunt's in Langport.
You can find other Dodgy Doggerel published on the website at Poetry Corner
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