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Requiem For My Channel Catfish (Senryu)

Rating: 4.0

My channel catfish
"The little shark", "King of pond"
Its life was just gone.

My channel catfish
Biggest fish of my Koi pond
Died one summer morn.

My eyes fill with grief
Twenty seven years ended

Oh my dear catfish!
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Monday, July 11, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: fish,grief
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
My channel catfish just died after 27 years. It swam like a little shark with its back fin out of water.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Kimkhue Nguyen 11 July 2016

Thank you for sharing your lost. Your Haiku poem is very thoughtful. 10 marks.

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Nhien Nguyen 11 July 2016

Thank you for reading my poem.

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Kim Nguyen 11 July 2016

Thank you for writing this poem. Sorry for your lost. 10 marks.

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Nhien Nguyen 11 July 2016

I appreciate your comment.

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Tony Nguyen 11 July 2016

He was a bold and powerful king of that pond for much of my own life! He will be missed.

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Nhien Nguyen 12 July 2016

We miss this fish so much. Thank you. Nhien.

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Dung Nguyen 11 July 2016

Sorry to hear your Channel Catfish died after 27 years. Your Haiku poem is very interesting.10 marks.

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Nhien Nguyen 12 July 2016

Thank you for your comment. We miss this fish so much. Nhien.

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