Acting has been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember now. I have many past projects that have helped shape who I am today, and upcoming ones that are even more meaningful. But this is only one facet of who I am. It's my job and I love what I do. I get to play make-believe, tell a story and sometimes learn other professions in the process. And hopefully along the way I can either touch someone's life in a significant way or possibly even help them escape for a period of time to a space of peace or perhaps even laughter. ~ Shannon
The poem describes how a fisherman's admiration for a fish can affect him. The fisherman is the catalyst for the reader to "see" the fish. We as readers never hear what the fisherman does or what noises the fish made. We only get to see the fish through the fisherman's eyes. If we were to see this same fish we might not see the fish the same way, but that is what makes this poem so good. It takes an everyday accordance and allows the reader a glimpse into the life of a fisherman. At the same time the fisher man gets to see a glimpse of the fish's life.
To help the batter stick to the fish, pat it dry, and then coat it in a white rice flour-cornstarch mixture. You don’t want too much flour, so give the fish a gentle shake after coating it. Then dip the fish into the batter. Hold the fish above the bowl for a second or two. This allows excess batter to drip off. Then gently place the fish into the hot oil. you don’t want to hold the fish high above the oil and drop it in. That’s a recipe for splatter and possible burns! Get the fish very close to the surface of the oil and gently guide it in. Depending on your fryer, you can fry up to three pieces at one time. If you fry too much fish (or anything for that matter) at one time, the temperature of the oil drops and the coating of the fish gets oily.