Oh fisherman

by Melissa   Apr 6, 2006


I am in stupid love,
a fish out of water
caught by a slimy worm.

Hooked by hunger
and evidently truth,
but this bowl is far too real
to swallow.

My freedom was stolen
and he just laughs
as I swim around
in ridiculous circles,
searching for a knob-less door.

My voice gurgles as I ask him,
Oh simple-minded fisherman,
why'd you go and snag me like that
and what did you keep me for?

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  • 6 years ago

    by yogi73

    Ha! this is great. we've probably all felt like a caught fish before. i enjoyed this.

  • 10 years ago

    by Robert Gardiner

    Nicely Penned, Great write!!!

  • 11 years ago

    by Laura

    I liked this poem as it forced me to look 'outside the box'.....the underlying meaning was well displayed and interpretted! Awesome write.

  • 11 years ago

    by Simon Hayes

    Wonderful job... Very creative piece. Very enjoyable :)

  • 11 years ago

    by PS

    I love it. its different. nice job