Friday, April 8, 2011

Go Fish!

Image courtesy of Jennifer Ardonlino/Deco Fish 4

Filled to the Gills

You flirt with me.  I blush.
A rush.
I flirt right back.  A ploy.
I’m koi.
A game of fish?  I nod.
We cod …
here in our aquapod.
I’ve such affinity
for scales.  Divinity
in this, our scrod ballade.

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(Notes: One of the Big Tent Poetry prompts was to write something 'as though you were a fish' and One Stop Poetry's prompt for today was to write about a work of art.  Using Jennifer Ardonlino's Deco Fish 4, I combined the two inspirations into one playful deep-sea Ovillejo love poem.)


9 comments:

  1. You captured the image of both prompts perfectly. Well done!

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  2. a cute verse, sure to generate a smile...

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  3. I know I have said it before, RJ, but you always bring a smile to my face.

    Pamela

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  4. This is delightful! "I'm koi." Love it!!!

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  5. RJ, "afFINity"? This cracked me up. So many puns, so little time. Koi. Oy. You are my own personal giggle.

    I have fun, too:
    http://sharplittlepencil.wordpress.com/2011/04/08/you-said-it/

    Glub, Amy

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  6. Terrific word play - a pleasure to read!

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