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  • Gary Hunter

Mostly Catch and Release - Aug. 5, 2021

on the cusp

of finishing a poem

and fishing for a splashy

finale I know my secret bait

always hooks a few nice ones

my task is to know the difference

between a keeper and some

larger prize I’d just love

to hold up and show off

but which won’t fit

in the tight space

of my creel


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