Poems About: FROG
Poems on / about :
- carpe diem
There stands upon a leaf,
A tiny frog,
With yellow skin,
And large round eyes, read more »Dr John Celes
50.Coyote and Frog (Native American)
Coyote and his friends walked to a pond
But found Frog and his clan now living there.
“This pond is small for all of us, ” Frog said.
“ Find water of your own. We cannot share.” read more »Chuck Toll
51.Grenouillage à Trois
Deep in the forest, on two logs
were perched two rather handsome frogs.
The logs were pretty close together
and served as shelters for the weather. read more »Herbert Nehrlich
52.Frog Sees Tara
A small and green but drunken frog
sat in the evening on his log.
He contemplated there on life
and wished he had a green frog wife. read more »Herbert Nehrlich
The following series of haiku are based on Matsuo Basho's famous The Old Pond and frog haiku.They are my interpretations.Basho invented the haiku form.I just read the article titled Masters of Short Poetry (November 15,2008 Providence Journal Books) about him on the home page and found this challenge in his poetry section on PoemHunter where several poets have written their interpretations based on translations.All of the stanzas in my tribute haiku are written in the three-lined 5-7-5 syllable format.It reflects how I feel about Matsuo Basho's inspirational poem.I thank him for inventing this short poem style.
Matsuo Basho read more »Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black
54.TAD & THE BULLFROG KING
Bullfrog King did summon Tad
“I have a task for you young lad”
“A task for me? Egad! ” said Tad
“Fetch your club and kilt of plaid” read more »Ray Lucero
55.Tree's Frog - Parody Joyce Kilmer
I think that I shall never fail
to see with glee a frog full pail
less lovely than a poem which
most must with difficulty stitch. read more »Jonathan ROBIN
56.If I Were A Frog
I don't want to be a large star.
I don't want to become the morning star. read more »DEOKSANG LEE
57.One day I sat upon a stone
One day I sat upon a stone
and thought that I was all alone
but sitting perched upon a log
my eyes beheld a little frog read more »Richard Anders
58.A Frog's Just A Frog
Of the complexities of Nature how can one explain
Who can tell of the workings of the amphibian's brain
Why he often does sing in the wind and the rain
His song more like a croak in the watery drain read more »Francis Duggan
59.The Frog And The Swan
The swan had flown away,
Far away to the west,
Far away from the east,
Found a place to stay, read more »Zakk Astoria
60.Proud to be a frog
I am proud to be a frog, though I know not why.
The green of my skin, so utterly devine;
as to what others say, (to which I am blind)
'You are proud to be a frog, though we do not know why'. read more »Shirow Walker