The Green Prince

Michael Peach

If I were rich, I’d buy some land
Where, as a gardener, I could stand
On God’s good earth and feel alive
While letting other creatures thrive.

Though little gardens can be great,
One needs, alas, a small estate
Comprising an organic farm,
If one’s to help reverse the harm
That fools with pesticides have done;
And then the GM monster stun.

In short, since words I hate to mince,
I’d try to echo the Green Prince.

9 May 2000

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