She opened her mouth
and four toads popped out,
startled, yet relieved
she had opted out of eating them,
or at least so they believed.
Hands to her mouth in consternation,
flustered, she intoned,
"I only intended to eat the legs,
but wanted them de-boned."
Well. I'm sorry. It has been a long day and this is all that's left of my brain. For Karin's prompt at Real Toads: to write about something edible. Four toads seemed appropriate.