omar ibrahim

Rookie (16/9/1994 / cairo / Egypt)

Fishing For A Friend - Poem by omar ibrahim

when you go to fish
go fishing for the finest kind
which good anglers always do.

if you're looking for a fine fish
you must choose the purest lake
in which good anglers fish.

if you catch a fine fish
try not to let it get away
good anglers real them in.

you must bring your fish home
a fine fish will quench your hunger
after a long day fishing.

(January,2010, Omar Ibrahim)
(revised by MR.Ronald Peat)

Comments about Fishing For A Friend by omar ibrahim

  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (5/17/2014 3:13:00 PM)

    Omar Nicely layed flows nicely.well done (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 11 Points Derek Haughton (12/9/2011 5:54:00 AM)

    Well achieved, strangely menacing end, was that the intent? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 11 Points Dave Dafes (9/11/2010 5:56:00 AM)

    Good poem, Keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tshepiso Prayer (9/9/2010 5:07:00 AM)

    Keep it up, feels like you were talking to me. I'll do so.(fishing for a friend) . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - -1 Points Show Me The Glint Of Light On Broken Glass (8/21/2010 5:09:00 AM)

    This is some good advice. I liked alot. :)

    Izzey Strange (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Simiwuna John (8/1/2010 4:27:00 AM)

    Very nice, i derived a message or two from dis.watever u do, do it well and aim for ur goals, plan on them, the work on bringn then to manifest. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 173 Points Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (5/19/2010 2:24:00 AM)

    ‘good anglers’ [good soul] /‘purest lake’ [good thoughts] /‘fine fish’ [the goal] /‘quench your hunger’…[contentment]

    I find a deep message …contemplative poem…not just fishing…[vide supra]
    Voted 10+
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Rex Mathew Mathew (5/7/2010 6:53:00 AM)

    I liked this poem a lot........nice line structure, nice use of metaphor. one must always choose a good friend, and that too from a good lot. You must keep to them, for they fill you with all joy... the message was very well conveyed. the poem was also short, which made it more good..since most thoughts come more power-packed and solid in short poems...great thought, well expressed...the fishing work was also felt and it lent a light feel to the poem..GREAT! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ahmad Shiddiqi (3/28/2010 10:47:00 PM)

    A good hobby! ! ! ! Exquisite experience on fishing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Zeinab Sherif (2/5/2010 4:53:00 AM)

    a good wisdom from now on i'll call u the mind magnet for u attract everyone's mind while reading he's kept focusing on every word said & then quickly goes 2 the next stanza with great enthusiasm & feel sad when the poem ends.10++++++++++++++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,519 Points Marieta Maglas (1/13/2010 11:11:00 AM)

    a fine fish will quench your hunger
    after a long day fishing

    nice reflective poem

    10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 7 Points Dr Hitesh Sheth (1/13/2010 10:46:00 AM)

    yea today I fished a good poem of yours...a good write.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Eyan Desir (1/10/2010 4:38:00 PM)

    After a long day of fishing....
    i think this is a better last line
    and well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 14 Points Ravi Sathasivam (1/8/2010 9:09:00 PM)

    A good imagery poem.
    Expressed it perfectly
    Well done
    Enjoyed reading it
    10+ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Karen Palero (1/8/2010 6:38:00 AM)

    It's good. You do have a talent in writing.^_^ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Angelica Ayman (1/7/2010 6:27:00 AM)

    i rly like it so much! ! new style, , new way of writing
    gr8 job, , keep it up! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 788 Points Almedia Knight-Oliver (1/6/2010 7:36:00 PM)

    Good job Omar
    A friend from of the finest kind, from the purest lake and not letting it go. this is a fresh perception of a friend using fishing as a metaphor. this a 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Merna Ibrahim (1/6/2010 9:15:00 AM)

    Good Job Omar, I loved this poem because your style is new! !
    And I like the way you sent your message in, you expressed it perfectly! !
    Great metaphors :)
    I am proud of you my friend :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 116 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (1/5/2010 5:35:00 AM)

    you have a fine imagery and figuratives here. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 274 Points Kesav Easwaran (1/3/2010 10:09:00 PM)

    fishing for the 'finest variety' of friends is good fishing...but don't end up eating them!
    good use of metaphor...good write...10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 3, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010

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