search instagram arrow-down

Blog

Visits to 'Shuksan Rod Co.'

I am so happy to have a piece printed in the 20th anniversary issue of The Drake Magazine!  The piece alone means enough to me by itself, it originally began as a poem for a friend and in the way of things grew from there into a story that included an umbrella of friends.   “Once” is a true story, about a boy behind the register at a little fly shop in B’ham that is no longer, but the brick and mortar is still there and so is the boy I think, and still there is the creek a few blocks away he fished in, and over the course of things I made him a split-cane fly rod.

I’ve been fortunate, not in the way of fortunes, but in the way of close friends and a handful of those friends are in this issue as well, friends I love as blood brothers…Chris Dombrowski, David James Duncan, and Jeffery Foucault and the three of us are casting our rods in here to the kick beat of a Death Cab song we can’t get out of our heads.

 

 

Leave a Reply
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: