Written for: Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Day 12, Costa Rica (posted by Margaret)
“The poems can be about Costa Rica but do not have to be. They are just a jumping off point.”
Admiring me? Cannot blame you.
In the bird world, I am considered
the Toast of the Toucans. You can look
it up. Not every toucan has my brilliant
Thank you, but no. I have my own food,
and you should know better than to feed
us. Besides, I do not thinks you have
hidden insects, and lizards in your purse.
I also like fruit–cannot go wrong
with a guava, mamma. Here in Costa Rica
guavas are everywhere.
Okay, move along. People are lined up
to see me. Can’t blame them.