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Going Fishing - Poem by Wojja Fink

Going fishing for some poems
I haven’t caught before
Sailing in the ocean
Far from the sandy shore
Going to take the works of Shakespeare
Use his words as living bait
Going to cast them far and wide
And in the moonlight wait

I may catch a slippery conger
I’ve heard they send out shocks
Best I wear some gloves
And a pair of rubber socks
It may be the whale who saved Jonah from the deep
I’ll thank him for his mercy and let his life him keep
I’ll tell him to read the Tempest where forgiveness rules the sea
Then I’ll row home in happiness and ever more shall be.

But what if I catch a shark who tears bodies limb from limb
I’ll say go seek the whale and find forgiveness there within
I’ll fish right through the darkness till the western skies are bright
I’ll throw back the empty poems and just keep the one’s with light
You may think I'm cuckoo crazy fishing for poems in the sea
But where on earth do they come from? it’s not inside of me
I’ve looked inside my ears and deep down inside my throat
They seem to come from somewhere, and it’s not inside my coat.


Comments about Going Fishing by Wojja Fink

  • Rookie rago rago (4/29/2009 4:12:00 AM)

    Joyous to read..........well time spent. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Cindy Kreiner Sera (4/28/2009 9:17:00 AM)

    What a write - with your wit and the imagery in my head I thoroughly enjoyed it
    - especially liked you rowing home in happiness after telling the whale to read The Tempest - - Thank you for my 'happy' moments...Cindy (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Subroto Chatterjee (4/27/2009 6:16:00 AM)

    They are in your head, mate! ! Try dry land, not the sea. That's for the ones wet behind the ears...And you make a very simple story so funnily complicated that...it turns right back around funnily and becomes simple to understand. If you understand what I'm saying.

    Cheers.
    Subroto (Report) Reply

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Poems About Fishing

  1. 1. Going Fishing , Wojja Fink
  2. 2. Fish It , gajanan mishra
  3. 3. Arabian Sea. , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  4. 4. Not Givin Up.... , Dislocated Heart
  5. 5. 'Snap' , David Taylor
  6. 6. Old Men Just Go Fishing , Juan Olivarez
  7. 7. 'Gone Fishing' , Joyce Hemsley
  8. 8. Burrs In My Pants , Juan Olivarez
  9. 9. It Comes - Part 2 , David Harris
  10. 10. Who Caught Whom...A Shameless Plug For M.. , Ted Sheridan
  11. 11. A Fisherman's Basket , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  12. 12. Travel Haiku - Montana Fly Fishing , john tiong chunghoo
  13. 13. We'Re All Fishing In The Muddy Water , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  14. 14. But, I Can'T Stop Fishing! ! ! , Juan Olivarez
  15. 15. Rain-Drenched Winds In My Sleep , Joy Goswami
  16. 16. Fishing Boats , Joseph Narusiewicz
  17. 17. The Trout , Christian Friedrich Daniel S ..
  18. 18. Fishing Or Golf, Take Your Pick , William B. Booth, Jr.
  19. 19. Fish Fever , Cheré Mason
  20. 20. A Man Fishing By Night , Rory Hudson
  21. 21. Pantun - Pantai Cahaya Bulan Kelantan (T.. , john tiong chunghoo
  22. 22. Travel Haiku - Thousand Islands, St Lawr.. , john tiong chunghoo
  23. 23. Honey, I Took The Fishing Boat , Rosie McFadden
  24. 24. The Pretty Fishing Rod , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  25. 25. Travel Haiku - Floriday Keys Fishing (St.. , john tiong chunghoo
  26. 26. World Sea Fish Extinction Crisis , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  27. 27. Fishing: A Limerick , Jim Milks
  28. 28. Quills & Ink Wells , Deanna More
  29. 29. A Mother's Warning , kara towe
  30. 30. Fishing At Hartebeespoort Dam , Gert Strydom
  31. 31. Visit Malaysia Year Haiku - Tasik Kenyir.. , john tiong chunghoo
  32. 32. Fishing Nets شباك صيد الاسماك , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  33. 33. Fishing In The Muddy Water , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  34. 34. Travel Haiku - Fishing In Seychelles , john tiong chunghoo
  35. 35. Travel Haiku - Naples Fishing Pier (Stat.. , john tiong chunghoo
  36. 36. Zz Fish Can'T Scream. Their Flesh Is Rad.. , Saiom Shriver
  37. 37. My Fishing Hole , Juan Olivarez
  38. 38. Fishing Rods, Guns And God , gershon hepner
  39. 39. Remembering Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche , RIC S. BASTASA
  40. 40. World’s Fisheries In Deep Crisis , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  41. 41. Fishing In River From A Country Boat.. , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  42. 42. Travel Haiku - Angling At Black Hills (S.. , john tiong chunghoo
  43. 43. Arizona Lakes , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  44. 44. Oxymoron , O Anna Niemus
  45. 45. Bloodline ***** Fishing On Palilan Tabo-.. , Rommel Mark Dominguez Marchan
  46. 46. A Fishing Rod , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  47. 47. Gone Fishing , Eric Cockrell
  48. 48. Aww Heck , Patti Masterman
  49. 49. A Fisherman's Widow , Edwina Reizer
  50. 50. Fishing , Stevie Taite
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