Friday, January 11, 2019

Fishing for Words (Day 723)

Slippery as trout, 
and evasive, they 
won’t come, 
won’t show themselves
in the light of (this) day. 
Deep in the shady pools, 
they turn and hover, 
suspended, expectant,
unwilling to emerge 
into the foreign air 
and, perhaps, die
there, on the page. 


(c) 2019, by Hannah Six
Image: Jacob W Frank/US NPS