Toad Wisdom Tuesday: Whimsical Poetry for All

I use to write poetry Enjoy

Light Words

Lotus grows from the mud as toad knows so well. Lotus grows from the mud as toad knows so well.

Margo Rody Tuesday Tryouts suggested: Find a poem that gives a piece of, or one side of, a story. Your task is to write a poem that gives us another side, or piece of the story. It’s a type of response poem. I wrote in response to a poem that has come up more than once in my writing group: ToadBy Valerie Worth. Her poem is first mine fallows. Unfortunately today WordPress will not behave duplicate the line breaks or spacing I originally set down. Hope it works for you Oh, Trickster Toad!

Toad

Clever floweres Clever flowers

When the flowers

Turned clever, and

Earned wide

Tender red petals

for themselves,

When the Birds

Learned about feathers,

Spread green tails,

Grew cockades

On their heads,

The toad said:

Some has got

To remember

The mud, and

I am not…

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