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sea-sweet and sea-barbed
nectar of oceans caught
in your throat

I bit you down
to bones
wrapped your wrists

in chains of fervent
foam, fed you morsel
by untidy

morsel to my

Yoon Ha Lee's debut, Ninefox Gambit, won the Locus Award for best first novel and was a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Clarke awards. He lives in Louisiana with his family and an extremely lazy cat, and has not yet been eaten by gators. Find him on the web at or contact him via email.
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