Poems: Pearl Buttons & Frog Sex

I’ve been writing about endangered species, including the Freshwater mussel species that used to fill the Mississippi River, and various amphibians who are particularly vulnerable to disease and climate change.  Inhabiting the voices of animals has been a particularly fun challenge.  There’s some frog pick-up lines in there…The first two of this series are up on apt, and it’d sure be swell if you read them.

Read Freshwater Mussels & The Frogs: A Chorus.

Peter Miller_Panamanian Golden Frog_FlickrCC

The shot is a Panamanian Golden Frog, by Peter Miller from Flickr Creative Commons.  For more information on the fate of the golden frog, read Elizabeth Kolbert’s excellent book, The Sixth Extinction: an Unnatural History.

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