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By James Hold

Copyright 2017 James Roy Hold
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a voice that beckons from abroad

claws deep into my heart

divided by a gulf of time

lost in a foreign port

tortured by a siren's call

chained by ocean wind —

and me a sailor without a vessel

who never learned to swim


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