On a Storm-Tossed Sea

I lay in bilge and pooling rain, a sole survivor on a storm-tossed sea.

They are not like the fairy stories in flashes of lightning. Leaning into the skiff, they grasp, eyes hungry.

I pray, half-drowned while mermaids beckon… as Odysseus did amid sirens.

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