Fairy Seeds – A poem by Enid Blyton


One day I bought from an elf
A packet of Teddy-Bear seeds,
They were just like little brown beads,
And I planted them all myself.

The sun shone down from the sky
And made the little seeds grow;
They all came up in a row,
And when they were just so high
They opened their buds of green
And there in a layer of down
Were Teddy-Bears, furry and brown,
The tiniest ever I’d seen!

It’s no wonder that everyone stares
When I go to school every day,
For they see, as I go on my way,
That I carry a bunch of my bears!

Originally published in Teachers World No.1506 Apr 6, 1932. Copied from The Eleventh Holiday Book published in 1956 by Sampson Low.

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One Response to Fairy Seeds – A poem by Enid Blyton

  1. Francis says:

    What a lovely poem, Fiona – many thanks for allowing us to see it.
    Francis

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