Erasure: p 260, The FIsherman’s Sourcebook; Bill Wisner, 1983
Oct. 13, 2017
Fiddlers are found on the Pacific
one odd claw
The hook is thrust into the opening.
Fiddlers like the fiddler.
Hermits on the Pacific.
Tidepools and shallow waters
the deserted shells of periwinkles, moon and whelk
Ghosts can be offered to all.
Green crab? This little crab
confined by the dark green
color of his shell, shallow water
He’s favored, claws
luring them, a length of twine,
whereupon captured in a minnow trap
or a similar contrivance of wire mesh
pieces of fish,
whole dead fish,
crushed mussels or clams.
Green crabs will live out of water in a cool
place for several days: Blue,
and for the same reasons.
Different species are often partially buried
in sand. Deeper waters.
Erasure: p 113, The FIsherman’s Sourcebook; Bill Wisner, 1983
Oct. 13, 2017
Final capture consists of these steps:
One: Someone seizes
the leader. If the shark
gets wild, let go
until he quiets down.
A line is sunk into the back. You may find the shark
in the boat with you
slipped over it.
Moving the beast out of water.
A few turns of a belly
maybe knocking out someone.
Submerged and bleeding,
Head for port and call it a day.
Should a boat’s cockpit mean havoc?
The only safe shark is a
Towing them backward drowns them. Want to lose
maybe an hour towing a shark around?
Be particularly careful about children,
a trace of life,
the jaws, hands, mouth
can be retrieved in due time.