‘Neath the light of the sparkling stars,
In the shadow of the moon,
We heard within our garden fair
An unmelodious tune.
And so we searched and so we saw
Binocular bulbs of woe
A wide-mouthed pot-bellied squatter
Croaking “I toad you so.”
***** ABOUT THE AUTHOR *****
HL Carpenter is a Florida-based mother/daughter duo who writes family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at hlcarpenter.com.