The fish in the wind
The meaning of fish is found among other fish
in much the same way water tastes like water.
I saw a fish caught in a net:
the wind was its egg,
the net its pond.
But the meaning of fish, egg, net
I must insist
is only to be found within the pen
that paired them.
Jeremy Nathan Marks is a London, Ontario-based writer. Recent work appears/is appearing in Cajun Mutt Press, Writers Resist, Eunoia Review, Unlikely Stories, Poets Reading The News, New Reader Magazine, Rat’s Ass Review, Alien Pub, Runcible Spoon and The Wire’s Dream. His story “Detroit 2099” will appear in The Nature of Cities Anthology in January 2019. He was a 2017 Pushcart Prize nominee in poetry.