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squid phone


Prema Arasu

headlines report
sightings of a monster
in the deep sea
but my mate Mike
(who is a squid expert)
says it’s just a flying purpleback
in its natural habitat
850m below the surface.
a massive squid-like creature
is just a squid.

Prema Arasu is a writer, poet, and postdoctoral research fellow at the Deep-Sea Research Centre at the University of Western Australia.

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