It’s not a clean world
where frogs can live like kings
on their own island

apart from the main
stream, where stagnant
boils under the summer sun

with new life they trust
will keep them fed
tomorrow. So far

from our marsh
and mire beginnings,
we tidy up instead.


One response to “ODE TO THE BULLFROG

  1. Without bullfrogs and crickets, what would we listen to at night?


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