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Fisherman

Seagulls bob at rest on the ocean waves.
A tired fisherman the predawn chill braves,
disgorging his catch on quay.

Gutting knives of vendors clicking like claves,
staining blood red and sliming the cask staves.
A twist of the wrist the key.

Sponsor:	Black Eyed Susan
Contest Name:	Your favorite tail rhyme, past or present

[This is a truncated poem of an original 4 verse Tail Rhyme written by me some time ago, incorporating Rich Rhyme: "quay"/"key".]

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  1. Date: 12/7/2012 11:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super win in Susan's "Tail Rhyme" contest Su. Love Carol

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 9:46:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning work..Great use of quay(a landing place or wharf) and key..Sara

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Another stunner Su big congratulations love xx

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 7:38:00 AM
    Congrats Su on your win with this nice Tail rhyme!

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 5:40:00 PM
    So cool you had me remembering how much I hated cleaning fish! LOL we do forget what has to happen before we eat they aye? Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 8:19:00 AM
    This is a very beautiful poem my friend Su! This is the best example of a tail-rhyme too. A winner for me. I'l take it as one of my favs. Thank you so much. Have a nice day always! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 6:13:00 PM
    An interesting one and you can use it for two contests as well!!! This is great, Su! I like the description of them cleaning the fish.

  1. Date: 11/15/2012 7:52:00 AM
    such a short poem Su, yet you set the scene for the immagination to roll.. love this...