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Moon Fishing

Rating: 3.9
When the moon was full they came to the water.
some with pitchforks, some with rakes,
some with sieves and ladles,
and one with a silver cup.

And they fished til a traveler passed them and said,
"Fools,
to catch the moon you must let your women
spread their hair on the water --
even the wily moon will leap to that bobbing
net of shimmering threads,
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Ratnakar Mandlik 20 February 2019
The narration of the story poem is simply superb. Loved it.
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Practicing Poetess 20 February 2019
Fools they were. But, you lost me at why they didn't die after they cut out their hearts. A creative and imaginative write!
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James Mclain 20 February 2019
Tall trees, The moon is full and leaves of green And bushes In dark shadows i have stood.
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Pranab K Chakraborty 20 February 2019
Excellent indeed. I feel to go moon fishing. But sure no woman would spread their hair, since they are bobbed already....... Fantastic. Enjoyed much.
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Anil Kumar Panda 20 February 2019
Enjoyed the story. A beautiful poem indeed. Thanks for posting.
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Tom Allport 20 February 2019
A poem of an impossible task far better to fish out a star?
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Mahtab Bangalee 20 February 2019
beautiful poem // they fished the life cap-a-pie with their hands, fingers, sight, smells, lips....tongues....... they fished the COSMOS..............
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Bernard F. Asuncion 20 February 2019
Once again, I enjoyed reading this marvelous poem......
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Paresh Chakra 29 November 2018
It is a very wonderful poem 10++++++++
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