Jerome Sessini

will you promise
to meet me tomorrow,
safely, in the cool waters
of the mighty river nile, or
would you rather stay here
with me, still powerless, still
perfectly numb, standing
still, in blissful denial?

In response to Would You Rather, a one line prompt by Michael Stalcup

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