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Teeny Weeny Pollywog
Author: Robert

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Teeny Weeny Pollywog
lost his little tail,
he looked all over for it
but it was to no avail.

Then Teeny Weeny Pollywog
grew himself some feet,
he climbed up on a lily pad
and made some sounds so sweet.

Now Teeny Weeny Pollywog
has become a little frog.
You can find him by the riverbank
sunning on a log.

Sitting there so patiently
as if without a care,
hoping that his sticky tongue
might catch the unaware.

Now little Teeny Weeny Pollywog
isn't teeny any more.
He's built himself a happy home,
has a wife he does adore.

He has a bunch of children
as cute as they could be,
but he wonders why they have those tails,
"Why don't they look like me?"

And now you know the story
of Teeny Weeny Pollywog
who lost his tail and grew some feet
and now he is a frog.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

barb (67.58.205.106) -- Friday, February 23 2007, 03:27 am

adult story too

I am either a child still, or have reverted back. This is a great write. Something I can let my Grand daughter read.Thanks for this.
Catyrose (128.123.85.206) -- Friday, February 23 2007, 05:36 am

Ditto

I really enjoyed this one too. And I'm sure my grandchild will as well when I read it to her. She is really into frogs :) Thanks for sharing.
Bipedalguy (4.156.144.120) -- Friday, February 23 2007, 06:25 pm

A 'Dad' who forgot that he'd been a 'tad'.

Great poem, Robert. In my comment title I used the term 'tad', which is, of course short for Tadpole. This reminds me of my youth when I would catch Polywogs, and keep them in a jar of water with holes punched into the cap.
Robert (69.237.88.30) -- Saturday, February 24 2007, 12:41 am

Rivet,Rivet

Barb, Catyrose, Bipe, Glad you liked my poem... My grandkids liked it too... Now we need to go on a pollywog expedition! Watch the tails fall off.. watch the feet grow... See what I've started... What fun..
Tammy (64.57.160.89) -- Tuesday, March 13 2007, 08:52 pm

Cute

This write is so cute, my youngest just enjoyed the read himself. Would it be alright if I let him share this with his class. I will be sure to give you all the credit for it.
Robert (69.228.13.253) -- Thursday, March 15 2007, 10:10 pm

No credit needed

Tammy, Please do have your little one share it with his class. I would feel honored.
Terrie* (75.37.60.122) -- Friday, March 16 2007, 01:44 am

Great tale..no pun intended..

Robert , this was Brilliant!
from the mouths/eyes of a child and an adult
" WOW "
creative poetry like this , never allows us to lose sight of our inner child...thanx..
 
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