Alan Draper

Rookie - 0 Points (1955 / Devon England UK)

Walking The Frog - Poem by Alan Draper

I have a pet frog
We go frog walking every day at 6pm
He is fine until he sees another frog
He sniffs & then tries to jump
I pull him away

Last week we had a problem
My frog stopped to do his business
A passer bye said stop your frog fouling
I cleared up after him but it left a slimy mark
The other man slipped on it

My frog likes water
Especially ponds
He likes jumping on lilies
The local gardener is mad
Control your frog he shouts

Well now Im in trouble
Despite the sign
Beware of the FROG
He bit a policeman
A fine guard frog

My frog is now banned
From walks anywhere
Poor froggy is in a cell
Eating flies & drinking water
Its a frogs life

Comments about Walking The Frog by Alan Draper

  • Gold Star - 11,685 Points Hazel Durham (10/13/2012 3:19:00 PM)

    A really funny poem, i enjoyed it, great write! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 481 Points Danny Draper (10/5/2012 10:24:00 PM)

    Great frog poem and strong finish. Hope he gets out soon. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Martin O'Neill (6/17/2012 5:09:00 PM)

    Maybe it's me but I sense a gentle polemic in this? Prejudice is a problem, no? (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 821 Points Ruth Walters (6/17/2012 2:50:00 AM)

    I think they should ban people eating frogs legs as the price of wheelchairs will go up; o))) In any case frogs need legs. Ruth (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sonali Sings (1/4/2012 4:13:00 PM)

    I too imagined myself walking with a frog..had many experiences with a dog..good :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 145 Points Nimal Dunuhinga (7/7/2010 9:09:00 PM)

    Learned a lot from your frog especially walking. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 821 Points Ruth Walters (7/5/2010 12:22:00 PM)

    I found the last stanza especially funny

    Ruthie (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,519 Points Marieta Maglas (7/4/2010 4:20:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem with a perfect theme..Great work (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 4, 2010

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