Frog Applause by Teresa Burritt for August 14, 2019


Hide All Comments
  1. 20180629 075158
    Space Captain Cody(G  about 1 year ago

    Depression is a DE"s word, hint nit..

     •  Reply
  2. A53e092e 6662 482f aa8a f11613353ef6
    Gale Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Easy way to tell: what’s your reaction if you tell yourself to piss off?

     •  Reply
  3. Skipper
    3hourtour Premium Member about 1 year ago

    … enjoying yourself seems the opposite of depression…

    … of course you can go blind…

    …and get hairy palms…

    …but those are the side affects/effects of Viagra, too…

    …I am pleasant company…

    …it’s that nagging second voice that questions my every move that is frustrating…

    …I would say it’s my conscious, but it is equally likely to tell me to do it as not to…

    …whatever opinion I form it questions it…

    … except Trump…

    …we both know how we feel about him…

    …I blame Obama…

    …it blames leotards…

    …I blame those impossible burgers…

    …it blames scapegoats…

    …I’m a DH sort of guy…

    …it thinks designated hitters are ruining baseball…

    … but we both know what we think about Trump…

     •  Reply
  4. Zoso1
    Arianne  about 1 year ago

    Here I am, stuccoed, in the middle, and blue.

     •  Reply
  5. Da0f3fd1 b5cb 47e8 8a01 c05b94ea47d1
    Zebrastripes  about 1 year ago

    Don’t have to be depressed to enjoy your own company! You have to like yourself before you can like others…..

     •  Reply
  6. 20180629 075158
    Space Captain Cody(G  about 1 year ago

    I sold a lot of wine to Curtis Lowe

     •  Reply
  7. Colt2
    coltish1  about 1 year ago

    I’m somewhat afraid of you, Virginia.

     •  Reply
  8. Huckandfish
    Huckleberry Hiroshima Premium Member about 1 year ago

    A consequence of tight hair. Loosen up.

     •  Reply
  9. Helmthumb2
    Mighty Phavahg Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Two things can be true at once.

     •  Reply
  10. Td  2
    Rotifer IMMANENTIZE THE ESCHATON! Thalweg Premium Member about 1 year ago

    She later thought, “Should I kill myself or go bowling?”

     •  Reply
  11. Missing large
    mjkaswan Premium Member about 1 year ago

    The two go together a lot. When I’m depressed I try to distract myself from myself. But your readers love you!

     •  Reply
  12. Picture4
    #Rad-ish  Premium Member about 1 year ago

    There’s a little bit of frog in all of us, who ever you may be.

     •  Reply
  13. Duck1275
    Brass Orchid Premium Member about 1 year ago

    After that, he just needed to figure out how matter channeled that force into keeping itself in a state of relative harmonic equilibrium in regard to its environment. Every atom is happy to exist all by itself, but still has the ability to bond with others. Well, so long as its outermost electron shell isn’t full, anyway. Then it doesn’t care about others at all. Turns out you don’t want to dismantle matter, because pure conversion to energy is just too much energy to handle. One lone hydrogen atom proved that. Luckily, nobody was close enough to get hurt. So he took on temporal changes, ’cause he figured that the apparent changes to time in relativity, the ticking clock of quantum packets, must be a whole lot safer to work with.

     •  Reply
  14. 20180629 075158
    Space Captain Cody(G  about 1 year ago

    Could go to Vegas and spend a grand time in a minute or two.

     •  Reply
  15. Thinker
    Sisyphos  about 1 year ago

    Kinda depends on whether I have a cheerful [nope!] or a depressing [yup!] personality. Still, I do relish my own company over that of other people [ugh!]….

     •  Reply
  16. Tumblr mbbz3vrusj1qdlmheo1 250
    Night-Gaunt49  about 1 year ago

    Do something then don’t just be depressed.

     •  Reply
  17. 7831c9a4 3d01 43f0 af20 333f72f4f2c7
    Howard'sMyHero  about 1 year ago

    Here’s a solution for this poor lady: strip down naked and ride a horse bareback down Main Street ….

     •  Reply
Sign in to comment

More From Frog Applause