Daily Fly Fishing Poem #23: Beautiful Stream, No Fish

Trout by Anthony Naples

Daily Fly Fishing Poem #23: Beautiful Stream, No Fish

There is no escaping the conclusion
that all trout streams are liars–
hustlers with flashing liquid grins
whispering devious, sweet, gurgling fictions,
and selling trinkets of silver, blue, and red–
stolen from the fishes.

what say you?