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(08)Don't Bug Me
by Douglas W Bentley
Saturday, August 11, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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****This is an excerpt from my children's book "What Will It Take For A Toad To Kiss A Monkey" being published by PublishAmerica now available for purchase.****My #6th poem read w/1724 hits


I was waiting by the road
To catch my ride
When along hopped a toad
 And attached to my side.

Now, what could he have been thinking?
From what pond has this silly frog been drinking?
Oh, Mr. Toad, give me an inkling
But alas, not a winkling.

So there I was, now in reverse mode
Attached to my side
With this one ugly toad
I wanted to go and hide.

I suppose
You know
Mr. toad
That you're exposed.

Don't you need to go
Hop, Hop, Hop away
Come back another day
Go be with other toads to meet
Where there are plenty of bugs to eat.

And he
Looked at me
With his lips undone
And a flip of his tongue. . . . . .

"I thought I had one!"

Written by:Douglas W Bentley
(c)2006

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/15/2014

good one

Reviewed by Jayne Waggoner (Reader) 2/23/2009
interesting write. I also read your exert from your book. Good luck. I think you've got a winner.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 8/28/2008
I did read and review your book listing. So now I believe I have read most all of your writes on the den. Keep them coming in your spare time and let us be encouraged by your writes. The children who read this book should get a very good insight into theirselves by reading it. Thanks a lot, my friend.,
Reviewed by Axilea MU 3/10/2008
It's so lovely when children's books are well written, which isn't always the case. I think that it is important that children love reading not just for the story, but for the love of language and literature. I have enjoyed reading this!

Axilea
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 2/28/2008
So froggy cute! I'm sure many a child would be mezmorized by your determined frog!
Loved it!
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 9/17/2007
A cute lighthearted poem, blessings, Holly
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/12/2007
This is just precious and I absolutelly love the way it is presented......

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/12/2007
Oh yes ... this was a delight dear Douglas. Inkling, winkling ... I love that kind of play with words. This kind of writing will make a superb book. Blessings ...
Richard
Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/12/2007
I love it!;-) a whimsical delight sure to please the kids of all ages!
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 8/12/2007
Lol! cute and very childable!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 8/12/2007
So very cute,great job indeed...Hugss
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 8/11/2007
Quite amusing. Children should love it. Victor
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 8/11/2007
Delightfully cute...
Stay safe...
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 8/11/2007
Quite a good write. This is going to be a great book. You have a great sense of humor.



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