We always loved to fish at NIGHT !

Believing FISH could not see in the twilight 

We talked sotto voce ~ shone no LIGHT

Believing FISH all loved "The Sound of Silence !" 

We cast our RODS and sat with our breath bated 

Praying the FISH would bite tonight  

The joys of Night time Fishing ~ understated


The joys of Night time Fishing ~ understated

Praying the FISH would bite tonight

We cast our RODS and sat with our breath bated

Believing FISH all loved "The Sound of Silence !"

We talked sotto voce ~ shone no LIGHT

Believing FISH could not see in the twilight

We always loved to fish at NIGHT ! 


Thanks for visiting ~ comments welcome ~ Love BRIAN XOX


This Poem is presented as a Mirror Poem in which the

First Line become reflected as the Last Line ~ The Middle

Line (line 8) is capitalised and not repeated.  If the GODS

are on your side the Poem will make sense read backwards

as well as forward. This one is a good example ~ OK ! 

  • Author: BRIANSODES (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 15th, 2017 02:24
  • Category: Reflection
  • Views: 40
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  • Michael Edwards

    Brilliant - it must be mirror day today Brian


      Thanks MIKE ~ sure is ~ but I don't look in the mirror as often as I did cos my DAD is always tere smiling back @ me ~ metamorphosis or what ! Pleased you liked the poem ~ pleased it worked ~ Ideally the MIRROR IMAGE PART should be written upside down ! Yours BRIAN

    • Frank Prem

      Nice work Brian.

      • BRIAN & ANGELA

        THANKS FRANK ~ The amazing thing is it works ~ front to back & back to front and it still rhymes as well ! Yours BRIAN

      • FredPeyer

        Brian, nice work. Can you do this for ice fishing too? If yes, don't forget the whiskey!

        • BRIAN & ANGELA

          IDEAL for Frozen Fish Fishing ~ because one is always reflected in the ICE I I've been giving talks on KENTUCKY ~ WHAT A STATE TO BE IN ! So I will bring a jar of Bootleg Burbon. The Feds fined us 10 bottles when they visited my shed last week ! BRIAN

        • orchidee

          A fine write Brian. Yep, I understand it even if whole lines are written backwards, after a few sherries! I would say then - Write fine A!
          Oh do shut up Orchi, and put that sherry down! lol.

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            YES STEVE ~ Technically the above is "Une Poeme d'Inversion" ~ This one actually reads better in reverse ~ c'est la vie ! Pleased you both understood it (stay off the Amontillado) and enjoyed it (stay in the Amontillado !). Yours BRIAN

          • Christina8

            Great job! I've never fished at night so I wouldn't know (unless you count the wee hours of the morning) but you did an awesome job on your mirror poem! Hugs-Christina

            • BRIAN & ANGELA

              Thanks SWEETHEART ~ One does try to maintain the tone of MPS ~ and even occasionally even raise it ! Cuddles & Hugs as always ~ BRIAN @@@@@@@@@@@@

            • myself and me

              It is "Mirror" Friday. You are fishing here, and Michael Edwards "Well fed Am I'. Now I start to think, what fed him?
              Beautiful mirrored piece.

              • BRIAN & ANGELA

                WELL M & M ~ Mike is partial to a bit oF fresh caught fish ~ and of course if its a freebie he's always first in the Q ! Pleased you liked the Poem ~ BRIAN

              • Goldfinch60

                Very good write Brian.

                • BRIAN & ANGELA

                  THANKS ANDY ~ pleased it ticked your box. The beauty of it is the second verse ALWAYS writes itself ~ Yours BRIAN

                • WL Schuett

                  Nicely done ✅

                  • BRIAN & ANGELA

                    Thanks WLS ~ pleased you enjoyed it ~ Yours BRIAN.

                  • malubotelho

                    Very nice writing Brian. I liked to fish when I was a child. It is fun. Now I feel sorry for the fish. Prefer to buy them so I don't see it dying

                    • BRIAN & ANGELA

                      Thanks MALU ~ i appreciate your sentiments ~ even vegetarians have to pluck and kill carrots etc ! We can't eat a fish while it's still alive ~ so when we land them we should kill them PDQ ! Thanks for caring ~ HUGS ~ Brother BEIAN

                      • malubotelho

                        And I understand that fresh fish are the best.

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                      • Tony36

                        Well written and expressed

                        • BRIAN & ANGELA

                          Thanks TONY ~ pleased you enjoyed it ~ BRIAN

                          • Tony36


                          • Fay Slimm.

                            Stunning form and clever rhyming - a treat of a mirror-read Brian my friend.

                            • BRIAN & ANGELA

                              Thanks FAY ~ It always amazes me that these work ~ but they do ! Thanks for your support ~ Yours as ever ~ BRIAN

                            • skyebellasario

                              nicely written!

                              • BRIAN & ANGELA

                                Thanks for your appreciation SKYEBELLE pleased you liked it ! To some extent MPS is like a POETRY COLLEGE where you can read and understand different forms and styles of poetry. You will only get support and encouragement on this site ~ so be brave and try something new Yours BRIAN (UK)

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