Tuesday, July 15, 2014

DMC: "A Grand Old Frog" by Gayle C. Krause

Based on "You're a Grand Old Flag" by George M. Cohan.

A Grand Old Frog

He’s a grand old frog,

who can leap through the bog,

and forever in spring may he croak. 
An Olympian; 

the best of the high-jumping folk.

Ev'ry polliwog wants to be this grand frog. 
He’s a champion, who soars through the sky,

But they don’t know that his secret is … 
He’s just catching a grand old fly.

© 2014 Gayle C. Krause. All rights reserved.

Tamera Will Wissinger has challenged us to come up with a parody or tribute poem this month.  (Click HERE for details.) If you would like to join in the fun, send your poem to TodaysLittleDitty (at) gmail (dot) com or use the contact form in the sidebar to the right.

All participants will be rounded up on July 25th 
and entered to win a copy of Tamera's delightful new picture book, 



  1. Gayle did a great job with this!

  2. Three cheers for the amphibian Olympian! This little ditty is simply ribbiting, Gayle. ;) Love love love it!

  3. Oh, this is so funny, Gayle and Michelle. I knew ahead what it would be just from that title, music playing in my head! "the best of the high-jumping folk"-terrific.