That afternoon the dream of the toads rang through the elms by Little River and affected the thoughts of men, though they were not conscious that they heard it.--Henry Thoreau
Marge Piercy, "Toad dreams" from Stone, Paper, Knife (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983). First appeared in Mid-South Writer 2 (1981). Copyright © 1981, 1983 by Marge Piercy and Middlemarsh, Inc. Used by permission of the Wallace Literary Agency, Inc.
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Poet Marge Piercy b. 1936
POET’S REGION U.S., New England