Friday, February 05, 2010

55 word flash game yokey with the dogfish



He yanked the rod, a dogfish was whipped from the sea.

He stamped on it.

‘Take the hook.’

I tore at its mouth. It tore my finger.

‘Welcome to the top of the food chain.’ He said, and kicked it back into the water.

Sea smells exploded in my five year old brain.

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9 comments:

Brian Miller said...

life lessons learned as we grow up. i remember my first time fishing. my sons first catfish scared him...nice 55.

mine is up!

Chef Kar said...

Nice fishing 55!

I'm up:

Friday Flash 55 ~ Checkmate

Alice Audrey said...

Whoah. I forget how violent fishing a can be. Excellent 55.

Susan at Stony River said...

I love how you captured this moment and memory. Funny how some of them stay with us so clearly for so long -- while those who share in them might never remember them at all.

Cool 55!!

Susan said...

I never realized how brutal fishing was. Very vibrant imagery. Great 55!

I'm up right HERE

G-Man said...

Dogfish are the only inedible fish that I've ever encountered.
They deserve to be kicked back to the sea.
Excellent 55 My Friend!
Thank You for visiting and this fine contribution, and have a Kick Ass Week-End!...Galen

Ronda Laveen said...

I so remember the first time I went fishing and cried for hours because there was nothing on my line when I pulled in the line.

Titus said...

Class.

Nishant said...

love how you captured this moment and memory.

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