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Once I saw you naked and you apologized for being 30, for having a body filled out by three decades of living.

Once I adored it, its softness and weight, how it heightened every nerve when pressed against mine.

These Are Not Metaphors- Elizabeth Muller

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“Perhaps some day I'll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.”
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