Treasure Island

Melanie Ann Calvert

(1976 / England)

The Princess and the Frog


A princess was out for her morning jog
When, by the pond, she met a frog.
She grabbed the poor thing by its head:
”It might turn into a prince! ” she said.

She closed her eyes and made a wish,
Then gave the frog a sloppy kiss.
The Princess counted One, Two, Three...
And opened up her eyes to see.

In a blinding flash and clouds of smoke,
The frog became a handsome bloke.
He stared at the princess in dismay
Then turned and ran the other way.

”Wait, my darling. Please! “ she cried.
The handsome prince to her replied:
”Go stick your head in the palace bogs -
”I hate a girl who kisses frogs! ”

Submitted: Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Edited: Friday, February 04, 2011

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  • Robert E Hann (3/21/2007 3:58:00 PM)

    BRAVO! ! ! Melanie,
    I love your version of this poem. It is short, sweet and I love the ending! It's so
    .....logical!
    Robert (Report) Reply

  • Risha : Ahmed (3/21/2007 11:47:00 AM)

    Full of laughter and very imaginative. Read same story by Robert Hann. You will love it. (Report) Reply

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