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Barrows Falls

Extreme low water at Barrows falls on the Piscataquis River in Monson.


Taken in Monson, Piscataquis County Maine.



In Monson, by the bridge at Barrow's Falls,

I once took one full day to catch one trout

which having caught, I then released again -

alone it was to small to make a meal,

or even an hors d'oeuvre. Nor did I then

nor yet regret the day so spent as lost

or count what else I might have done as cost.


But all that night, I dreamt of monster trout

that splashed and played and danced upon my line,

and bade me come and be a fish like them;

dive in the water; fully enter in

to piscine life beneath the rushing stream

and let the dreamer now become the bream!


(From "Fishing Waters" by EMS18)


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Taken on May 31, 2010