Audrey C. Hague
The Turtle And The Hare - Poem by Audrey C. Hague
I heard of a turtle who accepted a dare
To run a mile race with a mad-cap hare,
With never a glance at the world about
He plodded along on his chosen route.
While the hare watched cloud ships sail the blue,
Admired a spider's web diamond with dew,
Played with wee bunnies, teased a fat toad,
Then kicked up his heels and danced in the road
Played tag with the wind, smelled a wild rose
And found at the goal post he'd lost by a nose.
With his eye on the goal, at his own steady pace.
Had plodded that turtle to win the race.
But I wonder anew, as the race was done,
Which of those two had really won?
Comments about The Turtle And The Hare by Audrey C. Hague
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Still I Rise
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
Mary Elizabeth Frye
I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You