Dropping A Line- My Muse Poem by Joseph Anderson

Dropping A Line- My Muse

Rating: 4.9

Ofttimes when in a dark despair,
With troubles on my mind,
I amble to my fishing hole
Bait hook and drop a line.

I see the myriad clouds roll by,
See nature's world abound;
'Midst hills and dales, flowers and birds
Tis here life's joys are found.

And soon I drift in reveries
On thoughts of bygone years;
Fulfilling thoughts of happy times,
Beset with smiles and tears.

My line starts bobbing, there's a fish,
A big one too, I find;
This will fill out my dinner plate,
Fresh thoughts caress my mind.

Now, I turn homeward, all renewed
With poe'try on my mind;
Grab pen and paper, eagerly,
I'll drop another line-or two

Poets, such as Whittier, Guest and Riley gained
fame years ago with homey, down to earth style
poetry.Guess I'll never make it.
Valerie Dohren 06 March 2013

Brilliant Joseph, sounds like a great way to get away from it all and reminisce - hope you enjoyed your fish dinner.

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Juan Olivarez 28 March 2013

Two of my favorite pastimes. Poetry and fishing. Not necessarily in that order. Good one Joe. As always.

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Valsa George 08 March 2013

Fishing.... a very smart way of shaking off the blues and ensuring a delectable dinner! You have reaped one more advantage from it. Filling your mind with poetic imagination and hooking vibrant verse like the fish aquiver in your hookline! A very enjoyable read! !

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Smoky Hoss 12 March 2013

Oh, this is good Joseph! I understand. (hope this comment goes through!)

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Titi Dale 21 March 2013

Nice metaphorical statements, and flow. I like your rhyming! Nice work: -)

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R.j. Wynn 25 May 2013

Gotta say I love it all,10

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Patricia Grantham 24 April 2013

To an Honorable Poet: Going fishing is one of the most relaxing sport in the world. The good thing about it is that you can enjoy yourself even if you don't catch a thing! (lucky fishes) . A truly enjoyable write that is well rhymed and penned.

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Paul Brookes 17 April 2013

How we ponder at the ole fishng hole and unexpectedly the muse arrives to give us joyful lines. Lovely poem Thanks for sharing

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Nasarudheen Parameswaran 06 April 2013

A very good poem on creation.Imagination swells but delivers a little one.

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David Wood 05 April 2013

I love poetry about nature. I walk my dog around a lake in Wales & have written poems on fishing. Nice poem.

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