Lyn Rochelle | VenusBlogs Contributor
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[dc]U[/dc]lysses sails
the map of my back,
tracing a path
where balmy currents
the Cape of Good Hope.

The Flying Dutchman
set his wrist
to my pulse,
then rushed away
to doom.

Don’t fear
the Cape of Storms.
Here is the path
to the covenant,
where sugarbirds
search for nectar,
and patches of lilies
give up their scent.

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