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Fishing Trip

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Fishing Trip

I woke real early this morning
in a glorious, wonderful mood.
Went outside and hooked up my boat
to try and catch me some food.

Got to the lake and pulled out my bait.
The kind that live in a can.
Fun to use,cheap to buy
and fed a many of man.

So now I sit here and wait
to see what nature may bring.
I may go home still hungry
or I might just fill up my string.

All of a sudden it's happening
that heart pounding, hand shaking sign.
When one who's fishing has realized
there's a fish on the end of their line.

I've been catching these fish for hours
and I have never been one to gloat,
but on this glorious, wonderful day
man, I loaded the boat!

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  1. Date: 12/15/2012 10:11:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your winning work..Great fisherman tale in poetic form..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 10:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on you fishing trip. Question now is; who is going to clean them? YarnSpinner

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 1:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Dustin xx

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 10:24:00 PM
    Congratulations on your 3rd place in my contest....Seren