Poetry Blogs (fish)

fish (Remove filter)

Popular last 30 days

Recent Comments

Don Matthews on A Perfect Fit (4 hours ago)

Aimee on To Walk Away (5 hours ago)

Don Matthews on Out of body (5 hours ago)

john short on Do You Remember Air Mail? (6 hours ago)

poemagraphic on Out of body (11 hours ago)

Ruth O'Reilly on Out of body (11 hours ago)

Jason Bayliss on Skin is wearing thin (11 hours ago)

Don Matthews on Winter in Florida (12 hours ago)

John Coopey on "BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE" (12 hours ago)

Don Matthews on Out of body (12 hours ago)

Wondering

I wonder now what sin is worse

As we destroy this fragile earth

Who should we condemn the most? Who curse?

The careless or he who cares not for its worth?

 

When we misfile our plastic waste

Do we sin more than those who double wrap;

When we buy packaged goods in daily haste

Is it our fault we fall into the plastic trap?

 

And when we recycle those plastic trays

Wh...

Read and leave comments (0)

coralsdestruction of oceansearthethicsfishgovernmentoceanspackagingplasticsrecyclingturtles

Trout

The lake is still in the evening sun

A little breeze make the longer grass sway on the bank

and a ripple disturb the surface:

A mayfly lands

A swallow drinks and is gone before I see

With a rattle, a duck takes off from behind the island

Then it is still again

Beneath the reflections are fish

Sometimes - but not yet tonight -

A circle of ripples flows out from a rise

...

Read and leave comments (2)

castingdamselfliesfishfishingflieslakespastoralpeacequietsummertrout

Lunch with my Grandmother

Those huge white flakes of fish

And the mashed potato dish

Have stayed in my memory

For sixty years

 

I remember the potato, creamy soft

Had a seasoned, peppery waft

And the choice of sauces:

Egg or parsley

 

It must have been a whole side of cod

I remember my grandfather like a god

Slowly stood to serve the fish

Separating the flakes

 

The etched glass...

Read and leave comments (2)

BrightoncodfishgrandparentsLunchmemoriespotato

untitled

Stirred with a little spoon, the teabags swim

Like carp in golden liquid, fin to fin.

Read and leave comments (5)

fishsimileteatea dances

The Fish

The other night I dreamt a strange dream of a fish that I’ve been thinking about ever since
What follows below are the events.

The fish was long and silver and it lay in my arms swaddled in cloth like a child
(The fish had no name).
And though I was repulsed by it I felt deeply that it needed affection, and
Perhaps I needed the same.

So I held the fish in my arms and though it did not sp...

Read and leave comments (1)

fishpoempoetry

River Prayers

from between the leaves

the shafts fall and draw

a hundred golden atria

shining through

the stained organics

of liquid glass

to the cloistral faithful

swimming beneath

Read and leave comments (0)

fishnatureriverwater

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message