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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Shhhh

Posted on Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:11 PM

I first set eyes on you at an event I wasn't planning to attend, but changed my mind in the eleventh hour. The event ended. We didn't speak. We walked away and went our separate ways. For whatever reason, we both ended up at another location and we talked about everything during a night that I will never forget. The next few months were a whirlwind with many obstacles in our path---none of which were how we were when together---and too soon we reached a chasm that sent us in different directions. Separately we faced the challenge of crossing it. A necessary and, for me, painful detour. Yet, once again, we found each other---still dragging some things in our path, but on common ground. Now we can enjoy all that we have to offer to each other. With words or in silence. And with touch, oh so glorious. I can feel your warmth and share mine. I can touch you in ways that make you crazy and you do the same to me. We can look into the eyes of the other during moments of shared ecstasy. Many things in life haunt me and the same is true for you, but I am drunk with joy that you are no longer one of them. Neither of us knows where this current path will take us and I only know that, in this very moment, it is my hope---no matter how slowly we travel---it will be an adventure we share. —Wants to Scream

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