Career Day

I cast my net upon the waters
It makes not so much a splash
As a hiss
Each joined knot clutching feebly
At the surface as it plunges
Into the depths

This is what I do
What I do is who I am

Brother with brother
Son from father
Generation unto generation
We fish and we spawn
They spawn and we fish

And we never seem to get better

Ah! another empty net
We are not very good fishermen

But we do talk a good catch
What else can I do?

About Greg Wright

I have worn many hats as a writer and editor over the years. These blog entries will be more akin to the newsletter columns I wrote for Normandy Christian Church and Puget Sound Christian College in the "old days" than my more recent journalistic work at Hollywood Jesus, Past the Popcorn, or SeaTac Blog. They will also be of a more overtly spiritual nature than most of my recent work.
This entry was posted in Poetry, The Gospel According to Peter. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Career Day

  1. Greg Wright says:

    A reflection on Mark 1:16-20

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

*
To prove you're a person (not a spam script), type the answer to the math equation shown in the picture. Click on the picture to hear an audio file of the equation.
Click to hear an audio file of the anti-spam equation