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Ode To A Toad MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   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?

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on Sep. 12 2010 at 10:23 pm
apocalyptigirl BRONZE, Staunton, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"DON'T PANIC." ~from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

awwww poor frog how could u be so heartless????? LOL jk this is great; i had to be a pain for a second there though...;)

on Jul. 30 2010 at 7:03 pm
brysmarie12 PLATINUM, Neoga, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I am the author of my own life... unfortunately I'm writing in pen and can't erase my mistakes.

I like this! :) I love serious and deep poetry, but but a quirky cute poem is a nice break every once in a while! Nice job!  

on Jul. 8 2010 at 6:10 pm
I literally LOLed when I finished the poem. I liked it--hilarious ending :) reminds me of a poem I wrote about crickets drowning in a pool the other day.

on Jun. 16 2010 at 2:33 pm
ThatClarinetPerson SILVER, Tequesta, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Life. Don't talk to me about life."
~Marvin the Paranoid Android (from the Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy series)
Statistical analysis suggests that i am probably in tune with someone
(hahahahaha! I love this cause i'm never ever ever in tune >o

haha. this is kind of funny, but if you are that type of person, you could turn it into some philosophical something-or-other with lots of hidden meanings. great job =D

Safeleo said...
on May. 25 2010 at 1:27 am
Safeleo, Iwakuni, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Looking up into the night sky is like looking into infinity - the distance is incomprehensible and therefore meaningless."
-Douglas Adams

This is so cute! please post comments on my work.

on May. 3 2010 at 7:48 pm
BlueInk94 PLATINUM, Valley Park, Missouri
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this is cute...!

mkgirl395 GOLD said...
on May. 3 2010 at 5:06 pm
mkgirl395 GOLD, Coppell, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"My friend, let's not think of tomorrow, but let's enjoy this fleeting moment of life."
-Omar Kyyam


Wow! This is so clever ;D 

you made me feel for the toad as well :P

thanks for writing this!

battle wart said...
on Mar. 23 2010 at 5:05 pm
whats the mesage in this poem?

on Jan. 30 2010 at 8:25 am
Nice Poem., you did real good,, others shouldn't reply if it aint positive.................

on Apr. 11 2009 at 9:43 pm

happyface said...
on Mar. 4 2009 at 2:44 am
>.> No yomama.

Good poem.

yomama said...
on Jan. 5 2009 at 11:56 pm
im confused did you smoosh the frog or