Haiku, Poetry, WritersIsland

pescador

this week’s writer’s island: no 21 posted a photo entitled fisherman by vane kosturanov [see below] …and from there it’s a sorta freefall…. be sure to stop by the island this week…

having recently visited a blog senderupwords who has numerous conversations with hemingway [excellent series] reminded me of his wonderful story about “the old man and the sea” and when i arrived at the island and saw this week’s prompt abt a man fishing… well, went fishin’ myself and brought this up from the deep and floated to the surface….

caressing the small ark
the water splashes her wings
swaying the still

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12 thoughts on “pescador

  1. And your blog is using the “Hemingway” theme, too

    isn’t that odd… i did not notice that until later.. i got hemingway on the mind…. gonna have to read that book again… [old man and the sea]

  2. The still, swayed. Wonderful. The simple language amplifies the quiet scene.

    hi ron, yes, sometimes i forget abt the simple language and make poems a bit too multi-layered and complex, losing the poem…

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