Frog on a Straw Hat

little frog sitting
long wooden centuries this
me writing poems

© 2017 Melinda J. Irvine
Photo: Netsuke of Frog on a Straw Hat

I haven’t written a poem or been out photographing for weeks, so it was a delight to read that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that more than 375,000 images found in the museum’s online records are now available for free and unrestricted use. This beautiful image inspired a tiny poem.

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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