Hope on the Line

 

Hoping for rain
is like stream fishing—
wading into hip-deep water,
flicking a wide arc through the air

tipped with  hope on the hook
and in the line tied to it—
the one you reel in,
even without a catch.

“It got away?”

You know better,
waiting with net and umbrella.


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Poems in the series “Waiting for Rain” are still in process, now appearing only here on this blog.

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Joining those writing a poem day during NaPoWriMo.
Link: National Poetry Month.


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