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Sat, 31 Jul 2010
No Nonsense, presents a rhyme of No Nonsense by the one and only Mervyn Peake.
Red GeraniumsNO NONSENSE
from Diddilydeedot's Dreamland

This little rhyme comes from a wonderful man who sadly went to heaven a few years ago.
His name is Mervyn Peake and he wrote books and poetry, When you grow up, I am sure you will read about a place called "Gormanghast" and maybe even Mr. Pye, but today I am letting you read the rhyme called;


The trouble with geraniums
is that they're much too red!
The trouble with my toast is that
it's far too full of bread.
The trouble with a diamond
is that it's much too bright.
The same applies to fish and stars
and the electric light.
The trouble with the stars I see
lies in the way they fly.
The trouble with myself is all
self-centred in the eye.
Through The Looking Glass.
Illustrated by Mervyn Peake
The trouble with my looking glass
is that it shows me, me:
there's trouble in all sorts of things
where it should never be.

From A Book of Nonsense by Mervyn Peake (1911 - 1968.)
had to enclose a book cover of
Through the Looking Glass, Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
He was also a marvellous Artist too.
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