Margaret Atwood

Ottawa, Ontario
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Siren Song

Rating: 4.0
This is the one song everyone
would like to learn: the song
that is irresistible:

the song that forces men
to leap overboard in squadrons
even though they see beached skulls

the song nobody knows
because anyone who had heard it
is dead, and the others can’t remember.
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COMMENTS
Michael Morgan 15 February 2014
a wonderful admission- zany and sneaky- of inside/outside incongruity, MM
8 11 Reply
Dzekashu MacViban 09 January 2008
A wonderful mystico-mythical yet simple individualistic and appealing poem.A kinda SOS.
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