Vanessa Hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,643 Points (08/28/62 / Birmingham)

A Fishy Tale - Poem by Vanessa Hughes

I saw you twice the other day
Stirring passion anew
It's easy saying just move on
Less easier to do

Ive always said to others
There's plenty more fish in the sea
But some days it makes no difference
How many fish there be

On the face of it, a small fish
But you took over my whole sea
Never before had I gone fishing
It was all so new to me

You were someone that I longed for
I'd never felt like that before
Some months on, now I'm seeing
The sea has fish once more

But some days you're the only fish
Swimming in my sea
And the fervor that you stirred in me
Will forever be


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  • Bri EdwardsBri Edwards (5/21/2017 4:04:00 PM)

    i've had this in MyPoemList for years. now it is time to put into my June 2017's showcase on my PH site.

    let me know if you object.

    This June showcase is open to just females. July shall be for male poets only (as best as i know!) . this is my first try at splitting genders for monthly showcases.

    thanks.

    bri :)
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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (11/5/2016 11:48:00 PM)

    A great poem with torrents of emotions and rich in rhyme and rhythm. Heartiest Congrats on it's member poem of the Day. (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard SnyderBernard Snyder (11/5/2016 10:41:00 PM)

    Great poem. Nice rhyme scheme as well Vanessa. Well deserved to be chosen as 'poem of the day'! Congrats! (Report)Reply

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  • Sarah PerssonSarah Persson (11/5/2016 2:51:00 PM)

    A lovely poem of love lost, congratulations on poem of the day. A very sweet piece. (Report)Reply

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  • Pranab K ChakrabortyPranab K Chakraborty (11/5/2016 1:25:00 PM)

    ... a small fish
    But you took over my whole sea

    Nice spell from love affected.
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  • Jayatissa K. LiyanageJayatissa K. Liyanage (11/5/2016 10:37:00 AM)

    Indecisive minds, swing and sway this way that way without being able to settle down. Such minds have many things, fishy or otherwise, to say. Its nicely said and wonderfully presented. Congrats for being the member's PoD. (Report)Reply

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  • Lebo Chepape (11/5/2016 9:39:00 AM)

    Very catchy*! pun intended lol. its awesome! (Report)Reply

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  • Lebo Chepape (11/5/2016 9:37:00 AM)

    Very catchy! pun intended lol (Report)Reply

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  • Mizzy ........Mizzy ........ (11/5/2016 9:16:00 AM)

    I hear you and feel you Vanessa......Very nicely written piece! (Report)Reply

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  • Clarence PrinceClarence Prince (11/5/2016 8:46:00 AM)

    It sounds like real strong love for someone!
    A lovely love poem, I'll say! Thanks for sharing, Vanessa!
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  • Tom Billsborough (11/5/2016 5:05:00 AM)

    Yes, moving on is never easy. Some loves you never forget. A fine poem, Vanessa. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (11/5/2016 3:39:00 AM)

    It's easy saying just move on
    Less easier to do.... / Quite a lovely poem where the passion and the sentiments are nicely expressed. Thanks for sharing and Congrats on being the Poet of the Day.
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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (11/5/2016 2:58:00 AM)

    Anew! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report)Reply

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  • Bharati NayakBharati Nayak (11/5/2016 2:49:00 AM)

    On the face of it, a small fish
    But you took over my whole sea
    Never before had I gone fishing
    It was all so new to me

    - - - - - - - - - - A small fish takes over the whole sea- - - - - A wonderful write, thanks for sharing.
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  • Kim BarneyKim Barney (11/5/2016 12:28:00 AM)

    Congratulations, Vanessa! Poem of the day for you!
    My favorite verse is this one:
    I've always said to others
    There's plenty more fish in the sea
    But some days it makes no difference
    How many fish there be
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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (11/5/2016 12:18:00 AM)

    Of all..that one small fish... finally the one stirring so much passion and fervor in you... will be for ever alive in this poem too...good metaphorical work...great- 10 (Report)Reply

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  • Fabrizio FrosiniFabrizio Frosini (1/6/2015 12:08:00 PM)

    davvero carina la tua poesia, Vanessa. 'A Fishy tale' is a witty title for your nicely put composition. Thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • Brian JaniBrian Jani (5/17/2014 3:15:00 PM)

    Vanessa Nicely layed down.it flows nicely.well done (Report)Reply

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  • V P MahurV P Mahur (3/22/2014 2:05:00 AM)

    Dear Vanessa,
    a poem of sweet and soft feels.
    Thanks!

    'Truth of Creation'
    .................................
    ......................
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  • Richard BlayRichard Blay (3/5/2014 12:31:00 PM)

    Nice work, Vanessa
    Let not that fish off the hook
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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 17, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, June 17, 2011


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