Sunday, February 11, 2007

Be My Valentine

Two mallards chase around
the shrinking footprint
of last week’s rain,
frogs, hidden in the brush,
serenade their Valentine mood.


jel said...

Have a great,and safe week!


C said...

very romantic

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

very nice!

Russell Ragsdale said...

That brilliant metaphore is a great setting for this little gem. Great stuff, Pat!

floots said...

like this
i could hear the sounds
(though UK frogs are not too vocal)

Don Iannone said...

Lovely one, Pat.

There is no "ducking" our responsibilities on Valentine's day!

dsnake1 said...


great image.

Kai C. said...


ann said...

maybe one day I'll meet my frog... hmmm!

Joyce said...

Lovely portrait.

trinitystar said...

the shrinking footprint
of last week’s rain,

lovely imagery. Like it!

polona said...

love "shrinking footprint
of last week’s rain"

great stuff, pat!

MB said...

I love that image, too!

Masago said...

Good one.

Nabeel said...

hmmm .. simple and lovely .. even the frogs serenade their valentine mood .. i love this idea :)

Pat Paulk said...

Thanks Janice!!

C, of a sort.

Thanks Andrew!!

Thanks Russell!!

Thanks Floots!! Sometimes, ours are very vocal.

Don, you are right!!

Thanks Dsnake!!

Thanks Kai!!

Ann, I hope it's soon, and he's the prince you want.

Thank you Joyce!!

Thanks Trinitystar!!

Thanks Polona!!

Thanks MB!!

Thanks Vaughn!!

Nabeel, they were enhancing the mood!!

gautami tripathy said...

That is what I call simply beautiful...images of frogs...

tongue in cheek said...

As long as they are singing love songs they can honk if they want!

Lainey said...

Reminds me of my marriage!

Anonymous said...

ROTF! How my comment was posted to Be My Valentine I'll never know! It was meant to be posted to PENDING!!!!!!!!!!!

Be My Valentine is the furthest thing from my marriage that I can imagine.