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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 bob miller in 2006.i lived there all my life until that 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