Frog, Alone

Frog was completely alone! Toad was worried: was Frog sad? Frog answered: “I am happy. I am very happy. This morning when I woke up, I felt good because the sun was shining. I felt good because I was a frog. And I felt good because I have you for a friend. I wanted to be alone. I wanted to think about how fine everything is.”
Arnold Lobel, from Days with Frog and Toad, Alone

Frog in Charles River, algea

Today the sun was shining,
Breeze and sense of ease, entwining.
The frogs were swimming,
All the world was grinning.
Dragonfly fairies danced,
The scent of lilies entranced.

Three Yellow Lilies

Copyright 2014 Brenda Davis Harsham

20 thoughts on “Frog, Alone

  1. Frog and Toad were my favorite book series when I was a child. It explains so much about my personality, in retrospect. Love the quote, the photo, and the poem. That story brings me back.

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