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Whatsapp_image_2019-03-24_at_16.04.23__1_by Jessica Hopkins03 Feb 2018

It’s different this time.

That’s what you always say?

No, it’s different. He makes me feel --

Alive?

-- No. He makes me feel
real.
Like I can be touched,
and known.
and loved.

He wakes something inside of me --
something I’ve never felt before.
Familiarity? Like I know him. Like I could be with him

forever.