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Lesson From A Frog

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Lesson From A Frog

Man prides himself with intelligence
Human Logic rationalizing,
But what he really lacks is Patience
When the moment requires some waiting.

Today a frog in blithe expertise,
Had some short lessons laid in action.
He showed that trying should never cease,
For Success comes with Repetition.

He jumped on a green stalk,  missing twice.
Then returned to make good his attempt.
Jumped once more,  no defeat in his eyes -
He missed,  but held the edge of the hemp.

He climbed one leg up,  still holding on,
His frog face tinged the trace of a smile,
His other arm grasped at victory won -
Sat on top of the leaf in a while!

Copyright Cynthia Buhain Baello
July 28, 2012

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  1. Date: 7/29/2012 9:46:00 AM
    Cynthia, I like this tale a lot, sounds like an olympic event...David

    BuhainBaello Avatar Cynthia BuhainBaello
    Date: 7/29/2012 9:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for reading and the nice comment, "trying should never cease".