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Tribute to Fishermen
by Joanna M Leone

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Spend a day at the sea, and watch the smiles of the fishermen nearby.

Fishing poles, compasses, and windbreakers of gray and blue,

Indigo skies,  and the fresh breezes  make you feel new.

Sunlight wraps itself around your shoulders, as it fights the fierce waves and ocean air,

H ues of aquamarine, mauve and gold are splashed across the horizon by the tips of Summer's paintbrushes.

Every part of your body feels free as  you place the bait at the end of the fishing line,

R oaring waves surround you as you feel the  excitement , freedom, and the  golden  sun that never refuses to shine.

M emories touch your heart as you think of your father , the joy of unwrapping your first fishing pole, and tales of the fish that got away,

Everything changes when you get older, except your passion for fishing , a day  at the sea, and the ocean spray.

Never lose your lust for the sea, scent of fish,  or comraderie with the sea,

                      If anyone asks you why you want to go fishing, just tell them, that nothing is better than feeling free.

The fishing pole is part of a man's soul.

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Thomas Mutchler 11/12/2011
Love to fish though I haven't fished in years. Enjoyed this. :-)

Tom
Reviewed by Gerald Tate 2/27/2010
WOW, MAMA MIA, Enjoyed this, keep em comin.

Gerry
Reviewed by John Domino 9/15/2009
I loved the way you captivated the fishernans work in poetic song.

Another Winner!

Many Bleesing My Italian Friend,

John Michael
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 7/23/2009
Loved it! Wonderful trbiute to a fisherman's soul. Great visuals.

Anna
Reviewed by Elizabeth Hobbs 7/15/2009
Hi Joanna
I'm not mad about the ocean, except to look at it and I hate fishing. But I do love the poem - your paint a beautiful picture. Be well, Liz
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/3/2009
What a wonderful tribute, Joanna.
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 5/2/2009
You capture the true essence of a fisherman and their experiences very beautifully.I enjoy reading it,take care

EDWIN
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/30/2009
Thanks for the nudge, I have been puttin off getting my licence and going fishing again for two years but maybe you have reminded me how much I miss it.
hugs
fee
Reviewed by L. Figgins 4/29/2009
My father loved the sea and was a fisherman--not by trade but by love. "The fishing pole is part of a man's soul." This is an excellent tribute and beautiful acrostic, Joanna. Thank you!
Reviewed by John Flanagan 4/29/2009
Joanna,
Fine tribute to something lasting, eternal some would say, and more than the experience of fishing, this is a whole way of thinking and of great attitude.
John
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/29/2009
Just wonderful and what a tribute. Tis a hard, yet rewarding life....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 4/29/2009
I join you in this tribute, Joanna, to the sea and
to those who know the joy and freedom of fishing the sea.
-gene.



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