For a Siren and her music,
            Unabashed and thrilling to the ear,
            I’d fight for front row seats
            Or rush the stage
            While she was bringing down the house
            But for the woman who prefers
            To string along a man
            By ever promising
            To ply her vocal wares
            I’ll sail right by
            I’d rather death be sudden
            Than interminable


            Emanuel E. García, Sinking In, One Hundred Poems2013

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