Bianca Free


Leaps


Frogs shift their feet
to the wind and earth's song
A frog, I make leaps
under the understory
amid lily pads and shallow ponds
Scuttle on, you frogs
Carefully,
through the rainforest
to the other side

Awake to witness the brilliant sun
I fell to my back and thought I might stay to die
But a frog makes leaps
about the forest floor
Though life draw out
tears and blood
to dissolve in the waters
Still frogs are meant to make leaps
So upright, onward I thrust

Submitted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Edited: Friday, January 17, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

was written months ago.

Comments about this poem (Leaps by Bianca Free )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Soggy, Abdullah alHemaidy
  2. Garbage Poems, Kyle Schlicher
  3. DANDELION, Lilly Emery
  4. The Travelling Day, Nijith Cherian
  5. I Love You, K.J. Jackson
  6. Who What Went Where Why How, Proud SugarBoe
  7. My Salvation, Ruma Chaudhuri
  8. Handsome Guys And Crocodiles, Margaret Alice Second
  9. Blue!, Ronald Chapman
  10. A Mistake, Morgan Michaels

Poem of the Day

poet Edgar Allan Poe

Kind solace in a dying hour!
Such, father, is not (now) my theme-
I will not madly deem that power
Of Earth may shrive me of the sin
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jacques Prevert

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]