Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Review of "Toad" by Diane Seuss
"Toad" by Diane Seuss, a Writer in Residence at Kalamazoo College, was offered by Poets.org's Poem-A-Day on November 19, 2013. A link to the poem, including the poet's notes, may be found here:
The poem comes full circle, ending with the toad--but the living one rather than the crushed one. The poet uses the present tense in the final quatrain, giving an immediacy to the emotions evoked.