Funny Poems 3

Mr Greedy bought a money tree

    Which was so very small.

He planted it and cared for it

    And watched as it grew tall.

 

He wouldn’t take a holiday

    And couldn’t even sleep,

For he guarded it and nurtured it

    Like a shepherd with his sheep.

 

This lack of sleep and worry

    Caused Old Greedy to get ill.

He didn’t live till harvest-time

    To see his dreams fulfilled.

 

Remember Mr Greedy when

    You think about your wealth.

For there’s more to life than money

    There’s your happiness and health!

 

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*This poem was published with almost 400 others in 2010, chosen by teachers and children in many schools.  It was published in 'Josie's Poems - Reflections' by AMS Educational, Leeds.

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