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Frog Needs a New Pad

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Frog Needs a New Pad

“Ribbit” croaks the frog
his lily pad is sinking…
     time to hop along

larger lily pad
makes a summer home for frogs…
     until the storms come

*Entry for Sidney Lee Ann’s “Lily-Pads and Frogs” contest
By Carolyn Devonshire
Theme: both lily pads and frogs

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire

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  1. Date: 5/22/2012 8:47:00 PM
    loved it before. love it now. Congrats!

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 7:28:00 AM
    I like it LNC! congrats again. BG

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 7:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Sidney~LeeAnn's "Lilly-pads and Frogs" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/20/2012 3:53:00 AM
    Carolyn congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 4/29/2012 1:45:00 AM
    Smiles as I read this, especially since I also think of it as a new pad (as in apartment) crazy me-- and it sure seems more fun to have more frogs in one pad-- a concert if you will ;D Enjoyed this one Carolyn-- how did your trip go? I hope you caught some big fish!! And I hope all is well with you! Hugs to you ;D

  1. Date: 4/29/2012 1:19:00 AM
    Hi Carolyn...Gee whiz. I had no idea what was going on with your sounded like neuropathy of some sort, but autonomic in nature?...Gads! I will be keeping you in my routine prayers...only positive thoughts and focusing on living....Yep, it looks as tho this frog needs a new home!...hee is adorable! These haiku contests have been entertaining lately-to say the least...Love and prayers, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/28/2012 4:30:00 PM
    that's a lovely story poem, nice in Haiku form. I enjoyed reading it.God bless you. Hugs!Erich

  1. Date: 4/28/2012 4:26:00 PM
    Poor dispossessed little froggie! Perfect HAIKU meter and flow... Well done, Carolyn! Love, Keith

  1. Date: 4/28/2012 7:11:00 AM
    Very nice lily pad and frog haiku.Best wishes carolyn.

  1. Date: 4/26/2012 11:21:00 AM
    He must have been the Celebrated Jumping Frog of Caliveras County. Love these two cuties. Love, daver

  1. Date: 4/26/2012 5:42:00 AM
    Reads like a winner to me..I can see the scene..Maybe that frog is like me been hitting the Little Debbie snacks too much..Enjoyed reading this morn..Thanks for stopping by my work "Beaver's Castor Gland" I added some information in the "About This Poem" section if you want to check it out..Sara

    Devonshire Avatar Carolyn Devonshire
    Date: 4/26/2012 1:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for that information, Sara. I wouldn't have guessed!
    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick
    Date: 4/26/2012 5:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Carolyn, The beaver's castor gland secretes castoreum which he/she mark their scent onto their surroundings.. Sara
  1. Date: 4/25/2012 4:34:00 PM
    Very cute, I guess I need to get "hopping" for THIS contest!!

  1. Date: 4/25/2012 4:25:00 PM
    cute entry , best of luck in the contest Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/25/2012 4:02:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 4/25/2012 3:55:00 PM
    a solid entry for the contest! Good luck:)