Lisel Mueller

(February 8, 1924)

Moon Fishing - Poem by Lisel Mueller

When the moon was full they came to the water.
some with pitchforks, some with rakes,
some with sieves and ladles,
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Comments about Moon Fishing by Lisel Mueller

  • Gold Star - 5,072 Points Michael Morgan (5/28/2015 9:01:00 PM)

    Borrows from the Grimm story about the farmer who bore his ass (Esel) to market and learned you can't be everything to everyone. It has the admirable Grimm sang-froid, aplenty. Frankly, I see nothing light-hearted about it- just good, concrete imagery and plenty of narrative. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 22,884 Points Kim Barney (5/28/2015 3:02:00 PM)

    Creative and lighthearted fun. Enjoyed reading this one. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,849 Points Savita Tyagi (5/28/2015 9:32:00 AM)

    Great imagination! Loved reading this beautiful poem full of humor and satire! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 45 Points Colleen Courtney (5/17/2014 5:39:00 PM)

    So wonderfully creative! Imagination at it's finest! A new favorite poet have I! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (5/17/2014 2:55:00 PM)

    Lisel A beautifully written poem. Keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 57 Points Alufa Oke Joshua (5/8/2014 6:18:00 AM)

    another great work of art! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mairi MacSween (10/3/2009 6:29:00 PM)

    oh what a magical poem to discover by the light of the harvest moon
    - hearts as dark animals - voices ringing like bells - moon fishing casts a spell x (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mary Nagy (9/1/2005 2:09:00 PM)

    You have such a great imagination Lisel. The lesson I take from this is 'Don't listen to what everybody else has to say'. Very nice poem. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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