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A Tedious Fight

As I stood chest deep in my waders On the river's edge, I fish I cast my line with perfection into the holes of glory The holes that bear the mighty rainbow's Cast after cast...I await the stoppage of my float Any false movement in it's flow is a hungry fish; usually My professionalism and experience tend to pay off... Except, this one embarrasing time A time when the sun's glare blinded my vision Blinded it so white... So white that I cast my line without sight With the flip of my wrist, and I crowd of watcher's... I fight a tedious battle with a tree Accidentally, I cast my line 'round it's branch Laughter- speaks out from the eye-watcher's Watching me whipping my rod from left to right and up and down... I continue to fight the mighty branch; in disgust Finally, after ten long annoying minutes... The battle was over... The branch cracked, I defeated the tree I retrieved my float... And I continued to impress the eye-watcher's

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Date: 5/5/2020 10:56:00 PM
Charles, Mathew had this covered. “And if thine eye (blinded) offend thee, pluck it out (from the branch), and cast it from thee..,again. -Richard
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Date: 4/29/2020 11:09:00 PM
I love the story, Charles, the ones that got away when fishing. I fight a tedious battle with a tree, the treasure so important to retrieve, :) a bobber . I still have a big smile from this one. Hugs eve
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Date: 4/29/2020 12:12:00 AM
Hi Charles, I love the fun content of your write.Another fishy tale. It was a joy to read. I only ever have one fishy tale to tell. The day we caught the killer crab. Well, when one is small and the crab is large..... Well, you finally won, that is the main thing. Have a wonderful Wednesday....Mike.
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Date: 4/28/2020 11:50:00 PM
G'day Charles … your fun verse took me back to a time when I fished for a trout at night using a float with a frog as bait and my finger on the line. After half an hour and no movement, I shone a touch on the float and saw the frog sitting on it. I released the frog and chuckled all the way home - Lindsay
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Date: 4/28/2020 11:45:00 AM
Giggles! A fish tale few would tell ;), Enjoyed! xomo
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