Anura (Greek)

means those without tail, the genre of frogs

who are mostly carnivores like us:

who also have no tails because we sit

on our butt to ponder our dilemma.

Like us, they perform intricate dances

in an effort to attract a fair mate,

sometimes showing off their ability

to lick flies out of the transparent air.

Frogs are sacred to god Dionysos.


Poets and dramatists are descended

from frogs, retain ancestral memory.

Just as frogs are declining globally,

there are fewer poets due to tv.

Kevin T McEneaney

Author of The Enclsoed Gareden and Longing
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