The Death of A Toad By Richard Wilbur

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Date: August 23, 2009
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You cannot help but feel sorry for this small creature who is inching his way towards his death. The poor toad seeks protection under the leaves and feels safe being away from the dangerous lawn mower. One image that stands out is when the toad is almost at his final moment and the "Day dwindles, drowning, and at length is gone / In the wide and antique eyes" (15-16)...
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One image that stands out is when the toad is almost at his final moment and the "Day dwindles, drowning, and at length is gone / In the wide and antique eyes" (15-16). One can image the sun setting and seeing this reflection in the tired eyes of the toad...
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