Another excerpt from The Speed of Nearly Everything. Not the toads, though: they came later.
|I have been to Pamplona in quieter times,|
to here is a toad stampede in Whistler BC
That means there is a lot of nervousness (or to be honest, panic) in the hearts of those waiting to run, or running. It means a lot of people who will be happy to trample on you, in order to avoid being trampled by some bulls.
|Here are the stampeding toads, slower than|
any house mouse, heading off to mate.