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Summer`Drift

A solitary monarch butterfly landed on the tip of my rod a frequent perch in summer for the lacy blue dragonflies frequenting the coulee`basin where the river stacks up on a dam the deep water churning in giant whirlpools bending … Continue reading

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Fishing in Fire

The sun hangs a red ball in the early August sky filtered through wood ash It’s just one shade paler than the bloody moon filled the sky last night A breath’s hard to catch out on stagnant water tastes of … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

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There Was a Day: 2016

There was a day in March months after the wild`fire when the scorched` hills broke out green the Columbia River bluer than the sky flowed east`west full to its banks There was a day in July the water so low … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing!

Gone Fishing Will be back in a week!

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The Fisherman

On the river among deep coulees we turn the motor off Let the boat drift down` stream to find its course Let the currents take us where`ever when`ever they will in a silence soft & sweet In their racks the rods … Continue reading

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The Song of the River

From a distance the river calls to me Come! Slip your keel into my steady flow Follow my lead Deep mysteries lie within my reach Secrets great & small of man chasing boy with line & hook My silver angels … Continue reading

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Avian Welfare

In the dead pine`snag birds sit in conference Seven large black crows on the upscale branches Thirteen white seagulls on the lower`rent ones awaiting the fish`cleaning that is about to get started in the shallows below them the crows mum … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

I’ll be back in a week!

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Gone Fishing!

Gone Fishing! Be back in a week!

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The Fish

She is a fine fish a bright spring morning in the morning sunlight hues of a rainbow She lies in my hand now Her fight all spent her gills quivering in air not created for her She tastes this air … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

I’m off to that Great River over where sun and not rain showers down on fevered souls heals the sore distressed heart recenters the rushing mind I’m off to seek for walleye off to watch eagle & osprey fight over … Continue reading

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