The Hapless Toad

the hapless toad
who croaked a verse
and moved the trees around him

did sway the branches
sway the leaves
at the most profound of meaning

and too did cry
the birds above
at so beautiful a stanza

and soon to history
rose the toad
recited oft' thereafter

by Clive Culverhouse

Comments (8)

Innovative conceptualization. Congrats on poem of the Day.
Story! ! Soon to History. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
making croaks of frogs as lyrical as a bird singing-
Such a wonderful poem. Meaningful and has a soothing flow. Congrats.
So precise, but a meaningful poem. congrats being POD
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