Archive for May 10th, 2010

Even a bad day fishing is better than a good day doing something else – I think I wrote something like that a long time ago when I was writing stories. Then again, maybe someone else wrote it. It must be a universal truth for people who fish with intent. A great day fishing is one where the water and the sky and the rocks, (oh how I do love the rocks as they glow underwater and the current moves around them!), vacuum all the thoughts from my mind until it feels as empty as the river looks; the ideas, feeling and worries become hidden like the fish are in the seams of the current.


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a spider
clinging to the windshield
both of us traveling
seventy miles per hour
down I-90

but, i’m driving
belted in
creeping slowing
punished by the wind

small legs, solid body
around the corner on my left
and out of sight

a safe crevice?

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