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Kingcups in town | 12-Feb-14

Enquirer is looking for a poem called something like 'Kingcups in town' about collecting marsh marigolds.

The poem tells the story of a man collecting the kingcups and bringing them to town to sell, possibly putting the basket on his head.

2 comments have been made on this quote. Click here to read them and then add your own!

Do you know this poem? Do you have any clues to help us find it?


This poem is indeed called "Kingcups in Town" - it's by Eleanor Farjeon and appears in her 'New Book of Days.
Tina Rath

It is 'Kingcups in Town' by Eleanor Farjeon. As I recall she wrote about Kingcups more than once.
Susan Burningham

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