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heart on his sleeve, not yours

you show so simply love the way you adjust his collar smooth down porcupine bristled hair, both masked caresses you call grooming impossible to hide, nor should you how your eyes soften to bittersweet chocolate when you hug him goodbye. … Continue reading

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a quiet man

I remember more what my father did than anything he said; how when I was small he would fill the kitchen with his dress uniform and lift me high in his arms, so up I felt tall; but then, the … Continue reading

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