Unexpected things
Sound of a frog leaping in
Love's stab of a heart

© 2017 Jim Davis

Oops, I had to edit and add  ("in") to the second line.

Of course, a tribute
To the great poet Bashō
#love   #heart   #haiku   #frog  

αιώνια λίμνη
στου βατράχου την βουτιά
σκιάζεται! Άκου

Greek translation from "Frog Haikou-Old Pond" - Matsuo Bashō   (1644 - 1694, Japanese)
#haiku   #greek   #frog   #matsuobasho  
Sean Tierney
Sean Tierney
Oct 31, 2016

I miss
the ocean

holding all
those secrets
like a friend
you hardly

not at all like
this swamp
that calls you
at one in
the morning
to tell you
he misses
the sun

frogs at my

#window   #ocean   #frog   #swamp  

frog splashing in pond

Peacock dances in snow valley

monsoon knocking at

Monsoon Reaches (Haiku Poem)
#snow   #monsoon   #frog   #peacock  
Jul 19, 2016

Let it be known throughout the land
From highest peak to wettest sand
With sharpened tongue and steady hand
The talking frog is in command

With belly white and skin of lime
A hero for the modern time
He uppered fun and lowered crime
His skillset includes pantomime

Of all the kings he is the best
A chiseled jaw and manly chest
We even put him on our crest
(He helped to found the turnip fest)

A friendly frog we all adore
With lots of fun and games in store
He'll make us smile, he has before
We thank you, frog, for this and more!

Sorry it's been so long since I uploaded anything! I haven't been feeling much poetic inspiration lately. Rest assured that more Fun Poems for Cool People™ will be coming soon!
#hero   #legend   #king   #ode   #frog   #hail   #regal  
Poetic T
Poetic T
Jun 26, 2016

Ever the musical wonderer, he happened
upon the perfect pad it harmonics were
excellent for the voice he had.

Through the day he would sing, he would
try other locations. The shore, but the waves
would  splash out his unique sound.

Trees were a challenge specially for those
rather stubbly knees. But he jumped and
Sang an for his troubles a splinter he had.

Under water was a choose but sound was
but bubbles that rose above, not sound but
more like burps with a tune singing out.

He went to his spot, many had he tried so
long had he been gone from home to long.
The best spot for the acoustics choosing of his voice.

But too his sorrow it was gone, had it been taken?
moved away? he sang on the shore in moonlights
glare as tears interrupted his angelic serenade.

But it had heard his voice and from the depths it
raised, it had missed its companion gone all these
days, it slowly opened it took a night and day.

For when it was ready the frog jumped with joy,
not with a splash, not a belly display. He landed
gently on this pad and his music did play.

The flower did blossom at such a harmony,
and not of the usual colours, for each petal was a
moment of this frog unique beautiful sound.

I made this up out the blue my daughter asked for a story, and this weaved its words from my mouth and now I give them too all of you.
Thank my little ladies love of stories for this piece :)
#fun   #sound   #singing   #frog   #kids-story  
Emily R
Emily R
Jun 10, 2016

I'm just a little old hoppy toad
a sitting here in the middle of the road
my skin is yellow and my spots are green
and folks all say I look real mean!

I'm just a little old hoppy toad
a sitting here in the middle of the road
my one eye is red and the other one's yellow
and if the truth be told I'm a pretty good fellow.

I'm just a little old hoppy toad
a sitting here in the middle of the road
I hop to the pond to take a swim
I plug my nose and jump right in.

I'm just a little old hoppy toad
a sitting here in the middle of the road
I jumped in the pond with a great ol' splash
here comes Mr. Snake better get away fast!

I'm just a little old hoppy toad
a sitting here in the middle of the road
just right now I'm as right as rain
and the snake to this day hasn't caused me any pain.

This is actually a song composed by my grandpa when we were on a mind-numbingly ( is that a word?)  boring car ride. Made us all laugh!
#funny   #snake   #frog  
taia iverson
taia iverson
Apr 9, 2016

frogs leap and take flight
lily pads shift under weight
the still surface breaks

boom! another one haha
#jump   #frog   #pond   #lilypad  
Mar 7, 2016

These words you speak
These words you spin
Have infinite meaning
A definitive substance
Inject my mind
Flipping the norm
Unravel all the lies
They fed to us

Unlock my mind, unwind my eyes
Take me out of this boxes, boxes
Erecting all around me
Untwist my tongue, deject my terms
Pull me out of the sinking crane
Piloting all around me

Who gives the fuck?
Just give me a fact
All 7 billions souls unique
This linear life is meaningless
Fictions to act
One day I am frog the next a beauty

The mystery of the dark
All shrugged in blanks
They say its locked in your head
A crazy existence
Dehumanised to decay
The police can’t even help

Inspired by Mouthpiece
#beauty   #head   #boxes   #police   #fiction   #frog   #terms   #unwind   #deject   #roles  
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