David Darbyshire

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Jigger Poem by David Darbyshire


Jigger was a fisherman
and only had one wish
he really really wanted
to catch a friggin Fish

he fished for 39 years
didn't even get a nibble
after all his tears
he mouth began to dribble

On one warm sunny afternoon
he drew out his rod, was late June
low and behold on his line was a fish
after, he saw it was dead,
he had only one more wish
that he would never catch another fish

Submitted: Tuesday, May 09, 2006

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