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Frog Valentine and Toad Response

Valentine from my Mother in 1973: If you see a frog sittin' in a tree, Pull his tail and think of me. My response: Oh Toad! Though butt of Jest and Ridicule since days of yore reviled; Though favored on a Frenchman's plate and victim of a child; Though hunted by Brazilian bats, devoured in the night, Or dried and sprinkled in the brew to conjure up a blight; And even blamed for warts and such (although the wise know better) when little boys decide it's fun to slip one down a sweater! Despite all this, Poor Toady knows worst yet to come he sees... is lovers climbing through the boughs tugging toadtails in the trees!!!

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Date: 3/22/2018 7:27:00 AM
I feel this way too, Patti.
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Date: 3/22/2018 7:24:00 AM
Hahahah So great!
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Date: 3/22/2018 7:21:00 AM
Live in the future, not in the past. Well written.
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Date: 3/22/2018 7:19:00 AM
A fun read. Favored on a Frenchman's plate! That reminds me we used to eat frog legs when I was a child.
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