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Published in Pink Panther Magazine, June 8th 2010

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“The inspiration for this piece came from within. I saw it in a vision. I suppose you could also say it’s my subconscious viewpoint on on life, mankind, nature and our current economic situation. Fate later connected me with Peter Oszmann and his succinct poem, it was like our work was destined for eachother’s” – Carrie Glenn

“A Fish Out Of Water”
Poem by Peter. J. Oszmann

Nature is wise, but Mankind… just bumbling fools.

Learn from the living, watch water in motion,

Don’t waste your time staring at small stagnant pools.

Fish are content to live their life in water,

Water is after all their life’s element.

There’s no need for them to be an “achiever,”

Living, staying alive… that’s accomplishment.

But there was one fish wanting something “better”,

He wanted “achievement,” he wanted a “first.”

He leapt out of water, fins in quick flutter,

Taking fast to the sky… but soon died of thirst…

Peter. J. Oszmann © 2003
(Check out his other written works they are a delight!)

A.K.A. " Alfred Fishcock " For The Great Gregory

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Carrie Jackson is an internationally collected American artist, creator and visionary. Carrie creates artwork for a variety of commercial clients as well as private commissions. Carrie is most passionate about painting but she has also developed extensive abilities in drawing, sculpting, woodworking, upholstery, interior design, graphic design, calligraphy, writing and more.

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  • richardredhawk
    richardredhawkalmost 7 years ago

    great concept

  • Thank you my friend! I always appreciate hearing from you.

    – Carrie Jackson

  • Kenny Gulley Jr.
    Kenny Gulley Jr.almost 7 years ago

    sooo interesting as always. i like the fish’s expression
    its like…hah dudes in my bowl…hah…im in his chail
    is that money coming out?
    cool poem too fits right

  • lol…thanks! Exaaactly! ;) well the fish doesn’t need or want the money, that’s “Man Food” ;) …only the man doesn’t realize it will never fill him up or satisfy his real hunger.

    – Carrie Jackson

  • Kenny Gulley Jr.
    Kenny Gulley Jr.almost 7 years ago

    oh wow! beautiful

  • Carrie Jackson
    Carrie Jacksonalmost 7 years ago

    (Seeking only money man is also a “fish out of water”….) ;)

  • red addiction
    red addictionalmost 7 years ago

    This is so funny!

  • imajica
    imajicaalmost 7 years ago

    ha!!,..thats brilliant carrrie

  • Thanks Alan!!! It’s nice of you to comment I know how busy you are!!! :)

    – Carrie Jackson

  • LostBoy
    LostBoyalmost 7 years ago

    I love this Carrie!! totaly Awesome!!

  • vonne
    vonnealmost 7 years ago

    This is Fanf*ckingtastic! Love it. Totally creative and unique!

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyalmost 7 years ago

    Brilliant! You have a great sense of humour! Nice poem too! :-)

  • Hi Joanne, how are you? Thanks hahaha! Appreciate your comment.

    – Carrie Jackson

  • Wendy  Slee
    Wendy Sleealmost 7 years ago

    I love the way your mind works! this is a brilliant piece of work and the poem is perfect too!

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