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Fishing On The Susquehanna In July

Rating: 3.2

I have never been fishing on the Susquehanna
or on any river for that matter
to be perfectly honest.

Not in July or any month
have I had the pleasure -- if it is a pleasure --
of fishing on the Susquehanna.

I am more likely to be found
in a quiet room like this one --

a painting of a woman on the wall,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Brian Jani 17 May 2014

Billy A beautifully written poem. Keep it up

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* Sunprincess * 19 March 2014

........my favourite stanzas...enjoyed much.. under a blue cloud-ruffled sky, dense trees along the banks, and a fellow with a red bandana sitting in a small, green flat-bottom boat holding the thin whip of a pole.

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Michael Gale 18 March 2006

Nicely done and so much fun. Good poem and best regards-Mike Gale.

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Nice description of a painting..I guess you very inspired by another artist's works..makes that person a Muse..I enjoy your poetry..

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Nathan Walraven 12 June 2018

This poem is very nice. keep up writing them. Please write more fishing poems Billy

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 August 2021

Congratulations dear Professor Collins being chosen by Poem Hunter and Team as The Modern Poem Of The Day

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 August 2021

This is an amazing poem by Professor Collins, how vrilliantly put, thank you for this profound lesson.5 Stars full!

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kerry 23 October 2020

tryin 2 remember an ole fishin poem. catchin any, gotta few, wat ya usin, gobba worms, fishin on bottom, ridin on bottom, wat ya drinkin, jug a jim beam. thats all i remember. can u help with entire poem

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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 13 August 2020

Well imagined and well narrated poem through keeping to indoors and create creative things like painting and writing...a master piece by master poet 10++

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Mahtab Bangalee 13 August 2020

rowing upstream in a wooden boat, sliding the oars under the water then raising them to drip in the light. ......excellent thrilling; superbly written this poem on fishing in life; poet greatly enjoyed the fishing on the Susquehanna in July the month of rainy day; sitting on the wooden boat fishing is very enjoyable part in life for anyone; pleasure to read this poem

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