Delmar Pepper

(Olympia, Washington)

Gone Fishin' - Poem by Delmar Pepper

I've finished life's chores assigned to me,
So put me on a boat headed out to sea.
Please send along my fishing pole
For I've been invited to the fishin' hole.

Where every day is a day to fish,
To fill your heart with every wish.
Don't worry, or feel sad for me,
I'm fishin' with the Master of the sea.

We will miss each other for awhile,
But you will come and bring your smile.
That won't be long you will see,
Till we're together you and me.

To all of those that think of me,
Be happy as I go out to sea.
If others wonder why I'm missin'
Just tell 'em I've gone fishin'

Comments about Gone Fishin' by Delmar Pepper

  • (9/3/2018 1:17:00 PM)

    I love this poem. That is where my beloved husband is. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/26/2018 8:49:00 PM)

    Such a beautiful poem was used at my brothers funeral (Report) Reply

  • (1/27/2018 10:08:00 PM)

    Excellent poem. Using it for a funeral and depicts our fisherman friend perfectly. Will be a pleasure to use it. Thank you so much. (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani (5/17/2014 2:52:00 PM)

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

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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