Saturday, September 18, 2010

Dream of the Alewife

An alewife's lot in life's to be eaten.
But this fate quite a few
Are good at defeating.
So they swim way upstream
All to fulfill their dream
To have kids in a cove
Where the sun gently heats them.

-- Douglas Watts, 9/18/2010
Cushnoc, Kennebec River, Augusta, Maine.

1 comment:

Nancy Willing said...

heh, what better to accompany fishing than a bit of rhyming?