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Reeling Them In



The slick-coated fisherman wades
into a river of regret
that reflects his image
and deflects
the wiles of his ways.
Balancing a rod and reel,
he casts deconstructed flies upon the water
where they float just beneath the surface,
luring wide-eyed fish
to bite deep into their fallacies.
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