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A Pill to Hold

How lucky she was, how fortunate in so many ways, there were no more worries, even on cloudy days. There was a pill for loneliness, a substitute for hugs, a pill to whisper to her each night, a substitute for … Continue reading

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Humanity’s Growth

One, a word, also a number that even if multiplied, it only grows through addition, one joining with another and another like a sentence of seven words lengthening. The one becomes something more than it began, becomes a handful, a … Continue reading

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If Ever

Her gasp, her side, fingertips tracing, tingling her skin, stimulating, electrifying, satisfying the longing she’d thought smothered, extinguished, a moment’s touch lasting forever and ever. Heartbeat, heartfelt, a fingertip brushing, removing tears of joy where once was emptiness, hollowness, knowing … Continue reading

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Only Love

Chance, happenstance, accidental, but maybe fate. His voice, oh, his voice, indelible in her heart even decades later. Strong, gentle. Kind and insightful. Her, all wrong, too slow to recognize love, one love, the only love, and then he was … Continue reading

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Cat Contemplation

Cat consciousness was beyond defining, a way of thinking both humorous and devine, both mischievousness and purring affection at her side. There were times when she wondered at life —all the while knowing her cat wondered too— and found herself … Continue reading

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On the Eve of the Night

On the eve of the night, invading the forest in her gown, a piano’s echo calling, a single light beckoning, the dream that had become reality telling her she’d taken her longing too far. Candelabra flames wreathing immortal, she passed … Continue reading

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Always and Always

Ever always wrapped in midnight, breathless shadows in a dying kiss. Eternal devotion ever after, a broken craving she brushed from her lips, one she shared with the embers in her hand. She echoed tears on piano keys, starless ebony … Continue reading

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Kitty Ghosts

So long, so many years, memory fading, but not the faces, not the personalities, not ever the names. Each kitty a piece of her heart she’d never forget, each meow in expectation, each purr at night was another addition to … Continue reading

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Eternal Holiday

There was as there ever was eternal starlight, kisses in the night, whispers to caress her ears, tender touch tracing comet tails upon her skin, upon a deepening love ever after. There was as she’d always dreamed late night loving, … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift

She gasped, took a breath, but there was no air. A touch, a single touch, a gentle touch. A single word, a word for her. Her name. She stared, but the rational world held no answers. A chill, a single … Continue reading

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