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Ode To A Toad This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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   I was out one day for my usual jog,

(I go kinda easy, rarely full-hog)

When I happened to see, right there on the road

The squishy remains of a little green toad.



I thought to myself, where is his home?

Down yonder green valley, how far did he roam?

From out on the pond I heard sorrowful croaks,

Could that be the wailing of some of his folks?



I felt for the toad and his pitiful state,

But the day was now fading, and such was his fate.

In the grand scheme of things, now I confess,

What's one little froggie, more or less?




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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mkgirl395 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 3, 2010 at 5:06 pm

 

Wow! This is so clever ;D 

you made me feel for the toad as well :P

thanks for writing this!

 
battle wart said...
Mar. 23, 2010 at 5:05 pm
whats the mesage in this poem?
 
sadie912 replied...
Nov. 17, 2010 at 6:10 am
there doesn't have to be one ?
 
Harjuki Barbie123 said...
Jan. 30, 2010 at 8:25 am
Nice Poem., you did real good,, others shouldn't reply if it aint positive.................
 
BobBobBobBobBob123123 said...
Apr. 11, 2009 at 9:43 pm
lol
 
happyface said...
Mar. 4, 2009 at 2:44 am
>.> No yomama.
Good poem.
 
yomama said...
Jan. 5, 2009 at 11:56 pm
im confused did you smoosh the frog or
^^toad^^
 
experienced replied...
Nov. 4, 2011 at 10:46 pm
i was feelin kind of blue and this cheered me up a bit funy and well written
 
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