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At the lake shore fishing

Flowers bend with the wind
Beauty so delicate survives
A pebble toss into the lake
Causes ripples of waves
Reflections of time
Deep in the solitude
Of the lake's waters
I cast my line and sit
At the lake's shore
Not to catch a fish
But to ponder my love
For you
A steady sun shines strong
Spiraling through the balding trees leaves
My straw hat cannot reflect
It's heat
Each bead of sweat is kissed
By the coolness of the lake's breeze
Teasing my senses
With your touch
A rude fish tugs on my line
But I decline it
Freeing the poor soul
Back into the water
And I answer myself
Gathering my gear
I walk back the dusty trail
Into an empty cabin
Full of memories.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 7/25/2014 8:04:00 AM
Hi Fritz, thank you for sharing this beautiful write. I love the imagery and can vividly imagine having an enjoyable time at the lake! Well done.
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Fritz Purdum
Date: 7/25/2014 6:21:00 PM
Thank you, your are very kind. I am glad I posted it.