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Thirty Four

September 29, 2007

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We don’t hold hands when we walk.Instead, we keep distance enough to let a person slide shoulder-first between us. The sea is our home: the sand cold under our feet, and bubbles of froth, finding out our fleeing toes. You clumsily clamp your curls, gather your skirt and land headily in the heart of the […]

Thirty Three

September 18, 2007

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We sat on the cool stone steps, waiting. It looked like rain.Actually, it was too dark to tell. This was his third successive night up. A flicker briefly yellowed his features. Then, a unit of orange waxed and waned as he fancied. You’re right, he said.I’ve fallen out of the habit of love.