A green song

October 5, 2007 at 4:11 pm Leave a comment

to sing at the bottle bank

One green bottle,
Drop it in the bank.
Ten green bottles
What a lot we drank.
Heaps of bottles
And yesterdays a blank,
But we’ll save the planet,
Tinkle tinkle clank.

We’ve got bottles –
Nice percussive trash,
Bags of bottles
cleaned us out of cash.
Empty bottles,
we love to hear them smash
And we’ll save the planet,
Tinkle tinkle, crash.

– Wendy Cope

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Entry filed under: poetry.

In which Hamster endeavours to come one step closer to her dream of planting winter spinach… In praise of HFW

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