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The moment we met I stitched us together by night in the rocking chair, marveled at your fingertips, and I memorized your foreign navel. The sweeps of your eyebrows while unraveling your language
Having accepted the unfamiliar I watched the proof of our union.
I inhaled and kissed your perfect face, moist from busy dreaming
Your fragrance marked me as your fingerprint only a mother can read.
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Submitted by karena.73726 on May 24, 2021

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  • karena.73726
    I wrote this for my son after he passed away at age 36. Interested in reading others like this.
    LikeReplyReport 11 year ago
    • rinat
      I'm sorry to hear about your loss.
      LikeReplyReport1 year ago

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