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when they had finally finished
tucking away the events of
the day and were left to
confront the mess of
each other, she would
anticipate his obvious
moves so he could kiss
only the parts of her
that had not succumbed
to age.

24 Jun 07

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Clever! I like your companion poem a lot. At first I thought you had cloned one. Then I realized your gambit. "Tuck" & "Tendons" are counterpart poems. They are a dry, wry sophisticated duet. I am already lamenting their inevitable separation.
 — banditfemme

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