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The Circle of Life -- Sacrifice

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The Circle of Life -- Sacrifice

Tackle box, fishing poles, radio, a good book to read
In a quite little alcove , the back outskirt of Lake Mead
The desert sun burning the sky, I’m comfortable in the shadow
I see the shad chumming toward the shore, my bait a live minnow
Suddenly, down the shoreline, I see the water, rapidly rippling my way
I was about to see, a vicious act of Nature:  a school of large striped bass
A hundred strong with  a school of fifty tagging along : the bass kicked …
                              I wonder Are The TROUT biting??

Inspired by Amy Green’s Contest : : I saw with my own Eyes
 July 8, 1979 --  10:50 A.M. Lake Mead , Henderson Nevada

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  1. Date: 4/30/2013 1:25:00 PM
    sounds like a wonderful circle to be in.posted a new one.take care.hope to hear from you soon.

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 9:04:00 PM
    Was really enjoying this one! rolling with it, I love to fish too. Thanks for the great entry in my contest.

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 2:11:00 PM
    This was one of the better ones I saw in the contest. well, congrats on the HM, I got one too with ya! THis was very well written too. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 12:35:00 PM
    Congrats my dear HG..BG

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 5:35:00 AM
    Congrats HG on your HM in Amy's contest with this wonderful entry ... in rhyme... enjoy your special honor my sweet silent beau..from your forever "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 5/7/2010 8:46:00 PM
    sounds like a nice memory.i've been to Lake Mead many times, i use to live in Henderson, Nevada.i went to school there all the way up to 6th grade.at bob miller in 2006.i lived there all my life until that year.you must have had a lot of fun there. .i love you always. -Always&Forever your sister spirit Lynn

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 10:22:00 PM
    nicely written piece of remembrance,

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 3:25:00 PM
    What a fun memory, HG...a great fisherman's story!! Enjoyed this poem, and wishing you luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 2:36:00 PM
    Welcome home, HG!! It's great to see you writing about a fun activity like fishing. Enjoyed your poem very much and I hope you are feeling better now. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 1:48:00 PM
    Wow, that must have been something to see..wonderful write my dear HG..lets go fishing...BG