Call of the Siren
Call of the Siren stories
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Call of the Siren

by Nikhita Dodla

Her eyes were galaxies,

laced in shades of the ocean, ever changing and infinite.

Much like the ocean, they shimmered in waves of sunlight,

Yet held the power to darken to the intensity of hurricanes

Her eyes lure you.

They drag you with the beat of the tides,

Out far enough to hear the roar of the sea fade into an uneasy peace.

Her eyes capture you,

The bait being a thousand stories sown together with a single curious stare.

Like a fisherman’s prize,

We lay in her midst.

Like the mighty sharks of the oceans,

She rises, triumphant.

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