Fishing Rod…

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” -Carol Burnett

Fishing rod,

Sole Provider.


Giving life

From death

Casting out.


Object of necessity,

And destruction


Fishing rod…


(Please do not copy or reproduce this poem without permission)

Painting by Vincent Van Gogh…


There is a new writing competition, on the theme of ‘Fear’:

The piece may follow any format, however it must consist of less than 500 words.

To enter, please send me your work using the ‘Contact’ section, or email me at:


The closing date for the competition is the 10th of March.


Thank you for taking part!