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Avoiding Amputation

I watched the sailfish spring from the sea Had no wings, an enigma to me Why in flight did it embark? Pursuit by a great white shark Its sail would soon be an amputee

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 5/7/2011 12:11:00 PM
Many a sea creature has to endure this life threatening run in all our oceans and seas. Congratulations on your win in Francine's contest Carolyn....:)
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Date: 4/26/2011 8:04:00 AM
Congratulations on your win Carolyn in Francine's contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 4/24/2011 8:34:00 AM
LOL Many congrats : )
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Date: 4/24/2011 8:32:00 AM
That's fresh and cool one Carolyn.loved it,Congrats on your win. Love,Gautami
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Date: 4/24/2011 8:11:00 AM
This did "Wow!" me......what a great view of the ruthless beauty in nature! Congratulations, Carolyn.....and a lovely Easter to you!!!
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Date: 4/24/2011 6:47:00 AM
very original, carols.. enjoyed the different treatment of the theme with rousing cheers for the high win.. :) hugggs
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Date: 4/23/2011 9:46:00 PM
Beautiful Job Carolyn.Great to see you in the winner's circle. Congratulations on your honored place. Agape, Moses
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Date: 4/23/2011 7:20:00 PM
Congratulations Carolyn. They are moving in and out so fast. Love, Joyce
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Date: 4/23/2011 6:44:00 PM
Carolyn, it's almost 4 in the morning and silly me is smiling while reading this again.. Congratulations on your win, love Wilma
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Date: 4/23/2011 6:20:00 PM
I could just picture it Carolyn, very amusing entry, congrats on your 6th place win in the contest
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Date: 4/22/2011 6:51:00 AM
Wow! What a poem! I have seen many sharks and they really scare me. When I was in the Navy we saw quite a few of them; especially when we threw the garbage over the side of our ship when at sea. I loved the sea, dolphins made me smile, sharks put fear into my very soul. Take care , have a blessed easter. Jancarl
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Date: 4/21/2011 12:31:00 PM
I hope you don't see this first hand when you take that fishing trip. The shark would scare me to death. Good luck in Francine's contest. Best to you, Diane
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Date: 4/21/2011 10:44:00 AM
Reads like a winner..Maybe there is hope that it escaped..If one stopped to think about it, there would be less going in the ocean to swim..Those sharks are out there along with many other species that bite, sting, and kill..Good luck in the contest...Sara
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Date: 4/21/2011 7:33:00 AM
I can just picture this dear Carolyn...what a sight this must have been ! Great Limerick dear poet ! Have a fantastic day my friend....much love, james
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Date: 4/20/2011 11:54:00 PM
Very clever one, CArolyn. You made an astute observation. From fishing recently?
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Date: 4/20/2011 6:01:00 PM
Nature seems so cruel ...but your poem is so cool! Nice limerick..... you know I like them! nice one Carolyn and thanks for your comment. I almost forgot that rolling stones song you mentioned ...... now I can't get it out of my head.... heh heh nice tune anyway.. good luck in the contest Carolyn.. Haven't entered one in a while but its fun to read the poems when I've the time
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Date: 4/20/2011 4:33:00 PM
This is a wonderful limerick! You really captured the initial puzzlement and then the subsequent terror of what's going to happen. Poor fish! Nicely done. Good luck in the contest and thank you for your comments!
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Date: 4/20/2011 2:15:00 PM
love this cute little piece. thank you for your comment on Spring Time Follies and for your information i love pork chops and don't like the fishy taste, so will have my wife buy some at the store.
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Date: 4/20/2011 2:03:00 PM
Enjoyed the humor and thw it, Carolyn. Good luck in the contest
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Date: 4/20/2011 11:26:00 AM
An awesome entry for Francine's contest Carolyn.. All the best for the contest.. I may just come up with that crazy write hehe who knows hey ;) glad you enjoy my madness, love Wilma
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Date: 4/20/2011 10:32:00 AM
LOL - poor sailfish. Have a wonderful easter, both of you - and hope that spark has turned into an inferno by now : )
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Date: 4/20/2011 9:54:00 AM
oooh, i like the way you used spring here, carols.... a very energetic, dazzling piece.. COME HOME!! miss ya and stay well.:) love and huggs to you!
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