Toad Nonet

My response to the Secret Keeper’s Weekly Writing Prompt #34

 

Each spring, toads leave hibernacula,

Take a trip from rock crevices,

Leaf piles and drains to gather

In ponds, streams and rivers,

Some with eyes of fire.

Writhing webbed feet

Melt my heart,

Make me

Smile.

 

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

American Toads Fighting for Mate

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