No boat awaits me at the pier.
Yes, Charon sailed. I'm in the clear!

It must not be my time today.
That's good! I still have much to say

and many things to see and do
before I take that voyage, too!

Stopover © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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and the River Styx:
Submitted: October 4, 2021