The Bamboo Fishing Pole

Writers Envy

canepolesI grew up with Zebco 202’s and caught quite a few bluegills, shiners, and catfish with them in the pond next door. I even snagged a gator once but that was nothing compared to the nasty snapping turtle that tried to take his wrath out on my fingers. But I always preferred my bamboo fishing pole, the line tied to the tip, and the bobber. This may sound a little crazy but I really was a kid in cutoff bluejeans and straw hat chewing a blade of grass while the bamboo pole sat between my knees and the red and white bobber floated in the pond. Yep, and I even leaned back against a tree.

That bamboo pole taught me a lot about life. I learned patience sitting for hours between nibbles and bites. I learned to resist the urge to yank the pole up until I felt the living…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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