Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry included fish more than once in “The Fish” and “At the Fishhouses.” My poetry also reflects my experience with fish and fishing as seen in the below example.
I brought plenty of writing and reading materials for my ice fishing adventure. But, sometimes in the moment of an adventure, writing and reading are not the go-to activities. These are times to let the adventure happen and record more about it later. Even if nothing much happens because the […]
I spent Valentine’s weekend on ice. After I realized that my husband and I had not been away for a weekend together in almost a decade, I determined that I would go anywhere as long as we could have a getaway. We planned to go ice fishing in his new […]
Unless you are from the northern Midwest or have watched Grumpy Old Men, you may understand the lure of writing in an ice house. I am alternating between taking my gloves on and off as I type, although it is almost balmy at 38 degrees. There is a front coming […]