|my lil froggy
i had a little froggy.
i put 'im in my bed.
and every lil mornin
i kiss' 'is little head.
one day i woke up
and froggy- he was gone!
then i started wond'rin
"where had i gone wrong?"
first i checked the bathtub
cause that's where froggies might be.
then i checked the toilet
to see if he went pee.
then i checked the 'fridgerator;
checked there just in time.
because i found my froggy.
i found him in a lime!
i took him from the lime
and i put him in my bed.
and every lil mornin
i kiss 'is lil head!
i thought up, and sometimes acted out, the nursery monologue for my little brother and sister, when i was a kid. i cannot change a thing, because THIS IS EXACTLY THE WAY IT GOES.
21 Jul 03
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What the hell is genius about this?
You did well to post anonymously. This is one of the worst 'lil froggy' poems I have ever read. Its one saving grace is the neat and hoppy ending.
there are other lil froggy poems?
this poem is cute....children would adore it
I found the lil froggy poem!!!
If I had written this, I definitely would have taken the credit for it!
best poem on the site
Oh sweet! - Susanna
I want this froggie living with me. _ susanna (again)
I wanna kiss 'is lil head!
Form an orderly queue. - Susanna
somethin from .. run d.m.c..?
I never knew there were "little froggy" poems until I came across this little...er, well...poem-like product...
You get a zero for the poem, one point for having a pet frog, and an extra point for the sheer genius of looking for him in a refrigerator.
what about 2 points for actually inviting a toad to bed...naw, forget it, I've done that a few times myself and no one ever gave me points for it.
I'm not even going to touch that comment...
Not THAT kind of toad!
warts and all eh?
hahaha, this is pure brilliance.
haha I love it. few times is stumbles, like line 10 lose the might and leave just a be? or something, it's 1 syllable too long. And line 11 as well
but for the humour, you get points baby
Kiss him! Now! I have to know...then write us a poem about what happens. I've kissed lots of toads but never a frog.
Hey, this isn't one of those Colorado frogs with LSD in the skin, is it?!
I think I might be slightly more curiously inclined to kiss it then Isabelle - the images in this poem fill me with joy.
My all-time fave - please can I give it 10X2?
i love that thing!
ahahaha, this is fantastic because it is completely un-intellectual. no, i mean it, i love it. it's a relief.
I LOVE it. Its so0o0o0o adorable. I'm not tryin to be babyish or anythin its just that its very cute. I want to read some more of the stuff that you write.
Its a good idea for a nursery ryhme, but true poetry I think not.
But then again nursery rhmes are known to everyone so maybe it is wonderfull.
THIS IS SOOOOOOO SWEET I LOVE IT!
If you can't change it, then why did you post it at a "poetry critical site"? It is my understand, that this site is mainly for giving people criticism and/or helpful insight so that they can add to their poem.
i can't say that the nursery-rhyme style justifies all the casual... colloquilalisms... or the exaggeratedly ignorant tone of this piece...
as to why a frog would be in a lime... is just the most ridiculous thing I have heard- it seems to be written without reason. As Dragonsayer said, a great piece of poetry? No.
LOL! I LOVE IT! THIS IS THE BEST POEM EVER! A NEW MOTHER GOOSE CLASSIC! *HIGH FIVE*
this is really cute..love it. points for cuteness!
This is so cute! I'm lovin it :)
LOVE IT. cute...but not stupid cute. Whatever, I love it. 9
It is cute, but I don't know why it's posted on a critique site if you're not looking for comments...
I don't understand the comment just before mine -- is it from the author?
OH, my bad -- it was in the author's favorites. I'm such a dummy.
er... you know what I mean.
its cute and they said they wrote when they were younger
its got a bit of a premade genius to it
this is really cute..good for children
very funny, a little stiff-- that first line is hilarious. I wish I could kiss my froggy...no I don't, but I wish she would feed him.
mmm random yum
have you thought about using my as me (it's a british thing)
which will sound condescending if you're british
8 "where is it i'd gone wrong" ... ?
i'm a cockney sparra
above suggestion is street slang expression round my way
10 ... ooh? not sure it works
it's rhythm is out
you can see that just looking at the length of the line
could be easily changed?
14 checked there - just in time? <- hyphen thing for the quater beat missing pause?
aww 15 has because instead of cos. shame
i yum it
but i'd yum it lotser
if a few edits were made
this is adorable! very cute, very imaginative. :D
I like poems that really are just simple and sweet, theres not enough of them.
came across this by random poem. this was fun.
i enjoyed it.
thanks for bumping this one out of the obscurity of the poem basement, mj ... it's high-hopping fun
AWWWWWWW!!!!!! i LOVE this! ahahahahahha!!!!! it's so cute! the rhyming doesn't restrict this at ALLL! it's PERFECT! on mah fav's list!! 8*
aww..this is so cute!
Excellent poem. Short, sweet, direct and...(for lack of better words) great.
Uh so cute! I love froggys. I love your lil froggy rhyme! It has great rhythm, and diction and form! great job for a kid! kids can be so ingenious.
I still love this.
Welcome back froggie,You keep spawning happy happy smiles
good to talk , love this . Its what most people miss .
best froggy poem ever!
that a funny froggy story
Honestly, I don't know why this wouldn't be considered great poetry. It was written for a specific purpose and it achieved that purpose in the most incredible way possible. I absolutely adore it.
excellent and fun!
just resurrecting a classic.
Nice to say one of the truly great poems of this site making a most welcome return.
Larry toad in a hole Lark
One of my favorite poems of all time. Well done.
lil froggy please don't go, we'll eat you up we love you so.
endearing and charming
I sang this the other night
two above was me.
2 rivets loose
above you is me,
well, there's 3 really --
though intially it was 1 --
but i'll settle for 2
but i am
i sing this
who needs yoko
sing it bitch
gimme the wrong
pitch first, doggy
pug duck pin hog.
loud and proud
i had a little froggy.
i have a lil tale of
a lil tail i once had
like that of a tadpole
but not quite
it was that of a stinray
without the G in sight.
i sometimes like you
i sometimes like you flat
i like you like a cat
yes, i know tadpoles
have feelings and know
how to say ouch.
they also purr back when
trapped in feline circles
and keep on chasing
their own tails.
and 15 uses consider this their favorite?
there are a lot of coco puff smokers on here.
useRs i mean.
Possibly the greatest poem about a little froggie ever written by anyone anywhere
Larry toad in the hole Lark
gnormously excellent poem, gnormal. i have printed it and posted it in my cube so i can look over it and grin like hell all day. thank you !!!!