Thursday, August 13, 2009

3WW: Capture, Jinx, Qualify

I don’t want to jinx
the capture of his tuna.
I qualify words.
Must qualify words
so he’ll capture his tuna
without being jinxed.

Update: 9 PM

He got it! It took 7 1/2 hours but he finally got the tuna on the boat. He thinks it weighs between 600-800 lbs. That's a big one! I'm off to meet him at the dock to take some pictures.

Talking about it didn't jinx him. Phew!


April Lindfors said...

That's really cute. "Qualify your words" as in, "Is it important enough for me to talk to interrupt his fishing?" :)

Stan Ski said...

Usually a case of the one that got away - hope you like Tuna!

Mark said...

Linda, that is a lot of fish. Good for your husband and I liked your write!

Tumblewords: said...

Terrific! What a catch and a good poetic capture, as well!

gautami tripathy said...

This is great!

Hope you got lots of Tunas!

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Irene Toh said...

Your poem's a good catch too.

anthonynorth said...

A great catch very well expressed.

Anonymous said...

Nice one..
Simple, sweet, random and just loved it!
Congrats on capturing the tuna..
It looks beautiful..
Try posting some more pics of the same too...
Enjoy your weekend!!!
...and don't worry, jinx happens only when you think it would!
Keep writing!

Jeeves said...

What a terrific catch!!!!

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