You're in the middle of a puddle now, but when you get over dreaming I'd like to mop it up.
He had been lying in a puddle, and, like little Fay, he preferred "a dly place."
His grey hair was straggling into the puddle around his head.
The "pond" was a puddle, perhaps twenty feet across, left by the outgoing tide.
As for the Princess, she was as happy as a duck in a puddle.