“No, first you launch from here to there, do a quick hop to that other one, and run to the end of that pad for your final leap that gets you to the other side — guaranteed — without waking up Al!”
“You’re sure about this?”
“That’s the theory,” the second one responded with a wide-mouthed smile.
Crickets sawed their legs in the heavy, humid afternoon sun as the first frog looked over the proposed pathway, past the hungry, dozing alligator, who lifted one heavy lid halfway.
First frog gave number two the side eye, sat back on his haunches, and countered, “Then you go first, since you’re so sure.”
© Liz Husebye Hartmann (2021)
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PROMPT WORD: THEORY