Of Green Toads and Babbling Brooks

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Don’t bother trying to find me
because I’ve gone away
I’ve run off to the country
to live out my remaining days.

I’ll walk a country road,
and pause by a babbling brook
I’ll laugh with a green toad
and read my favorite book.

©2021 Linda Lee Lyberg

dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille 126

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 24 years and their latest rescue, Jackson “Jax” Lyberg. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com and view anthologies containing her work here: Amazon Author Page

57 Comments on “Of Green Toads and Babbling Brooks

  1. This is so freeing and charming Linda. Reminded me of Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ a song I seem to be playing on repeat at the moment. Sounds like a happy retirement to me!

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  2. This is absolutely delightful, Linda! 😀 I so love the carefree, joyous mood of this quadrille 💝💝

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  3. Beautiful words to savour the best of country living Linda! Sadly many can only dream of the joy and not really able to enjoy the fun!

    Hank

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