What's the Catch?

My Broken Heart

I'm not a catch.

No, I'm something you throw back in
because I'm not the right size
and I reek of desperation.


But you must be quick to
take me off your line
because I'm bound to
grit my teeth on the thread
and never let you go.


You'll be trapped
hook, line and sinker
if you even try to bait me.

So heed my warning.


Cast your reel
on the other side of the ocean
where the fish won't be
as overdramatic as me.

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