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Down By The Lake
Author: Ben Franklin

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I past them everyday
by the lake they sit
they look about seventy odd
but healthy and fit

They fish for hours on end
throwing the bait in the water
pretending to be the fishes
friend

Cans of ice cold guiness either side of them
admiring nature

One day i heard them crying,
so i decided to walk up behind them,
i taped the man on the left on the shoulder
he turned around looking startled,
i said 'are you ok?i heard you crying,
the man on the left replied 'we were crying tears of laughter,we were telling jokes,
come,
sit down,
have one of these,'

So i cracked open a cold guiness
and cried the afternoon away.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Jeremy Morzos (168.9.250.3) -- Friday, June 25 2004, 07:42 pm

Excellent!!!

Hi I just wanted to comment on how I really like this work and a lot of your other poems as well
That I have read on here you are a talented and gifted writer and I can see this is you.
hushy (80.6.138.109) -- Friday, June 25 2004, 07:54 pm

thank you

thank you so much jeremy,i was sitting in my garden about a hour ago and my mind was completly blank,then i swa one of my mums garden statues of two fishermen on a bench!strange how the mind works!thanks again.
ben
Terrie* (65.148.215.235) -- Friday, June 25 2004, 08:20 pm

Ben,

i really liked this one,i totally agree w/Jeremy 100% , all your writings are great reads..laugh until you cry, i do that all the time my laughter always brings out tears..i guess i always laugh deeply...it makes one feel Good from the inside..especially when you have a good friend to share it/w along w/a cold one...i'm hooked on your grear creations..hugs/love
hushy (80.6.138.109) -- Friday, June 25 2004, 11:08 pm

Terrie

ello!Terrie i look forward to your comments all the time,thank you so much,P.S. i always end up with tears running down my face if ive laughed hard enough!
love ben
Meridian (205.188.113.163) -- Saturday, June 26 2004, 12:47 am

reminscing

Hey my reminscing poetic genius! Laughter is the best thing going for me.... Thinking back and enjoying the fun adventures I had; I can relate so much to your TREASURED poem.... Very good my friend! Keep on writing!

Smiles,
Meridian
hushy (80.6.138.109) -- Saturday, June 26 2004, 11:19 am

meri thank you

ello meri,thank you for kind comments,im glad you could relate to it!
ben
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