The Island Ahead

Dipping his toe

in the river’s denial,

uncertain of its depth


Floating his memories

on ripples of fate,

his deepest secrets kept


Refusing to sink

excuses cut free,

his reasons left to buoy


Erasing his doubts

 the island ahead

—all sharks turned into Koi


(Dreamsleep: May, 2022)

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