Treasure Island

Kristina Louisa Carr

(Born: Cape Town, South Africa)

Matchmaker


Behind my house there is a quaint little pond
And every time it rains a little green frog responds
I know that he is lonely and cries into the night
He is longing to find a mate to be complete and all right

The heat is sweltering and he swims on afternoons
Longing for the rain during the night to voice his tunes
Sometimes he is resting on a moist mossy green rock
Looking around aware of his biological clock

On the other side there is a creek behind the pool
There is a small green frog all alone and it's cruel
So I went and captured the one by my pond
And brought it over to the creek to make a bond

Now my nights are filled with silence and peace
And one would think my good night's rest would increase
But instead I was wondering if the frogs getting along
Because if not - then what I did was totally wrong

This morning my neighbor that lives by the creek
Came over to complain about the noise at night's peak
She said that there is a whole family of green frog's right there
She will never know how happy I am about that - I swear

© 2011

Submitted: Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Edited: Friday, November 09, 2012

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  • Romeo Della Valle (5/4/2011 10:12:00 PM)

    You definitely got what it takes to make it through the Poetry's World, talent! Keep it up my friend! 10+++A well penned and poignant write! I truly love it! Thanks for sharing! Love and Peace for always! (Report) Reply

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