Treasure Island

david kush

(December 24 / south bend indiana)

Fishing In Heaven


I know there'll be fishing in heaven
For Jesus was the greatest fisherman you see
Walking across the waters
Saving us from life's stormy seas
Throwing his nets into the world
Gathering a catch of you and me
Like all good fishermen
He caught us just to set us free

Submitted: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Edited: Friday, November 30, 2012

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This poem was written for the Rev Theodore M Hesburgh CSC President Emeritus of the University Of Notre Dame as an answer to the question I hope there is fishing in heaven for fishing is one of his passions and he turned 95 this year

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