Posts Tagged ‘spawning’

Sharing Fish Stories: Revolutionary Email Free Verse Sonnet

December 19, 2014

Unknowingly she, poet, captured
a moment I remembered,
of walking with salmon,
of connecting with eternal.

Feet icicle freezing,
yet warmed and massaged
by those same opal fins
she described.

My daughter and I,
captivated by glinting rainbows
beneath the river’s rivulets,
had cautiously waded in.

In firebrands’ shadows,
autumn leaves
dying orange and red,
we’d joined death and creation.

If I respond with my own fish story,
do I diffuse or enlarge her spawned memory?

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Endangered Nearby, But Who Knew? Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 9, 2012

June sucker spawning grounds in the Hobble Creek marsh area of Utah LakeTwo point eight miles from/
my bed is an endangered /
species nest. Who knew?