• Vol. 04
  • Chapter 12
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Today you almost consumed me
But not quite.
I dared you again
I laughed at you
As you lapped at my toes.
Then receded
Now ebbing, you retreat,
and gather strength
For the next attempt.
For now I am safe.
I breathe your breath,
I feel your spray as you
spit in fury.
So close.
When the tide turns
the game is up.
You will win.
I surrender.