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This is no place for a tadpole

This is no place for a tadpole
by Brian Nelson


Perhaps, but this is no place for a tadpole. Please don't
play in my mango trees I urge you. Please don't
play in my mango trees where crickets chirp into
buckets hanging from the branches. Tiny green crickets
spilling over each other, filling each bucket to the brim. You're
just determined to have a bad time aren't you? What
do you mean its either that or you play in my
mango trees? You aren't playing in my mango trees
and that's final

© 2007 by Brian Nelson

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