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I closed my eyes:
The after-image of her was printed on the backside of my mind
the look of her neck bent backward
eyes closed.
That beautiful curve from her neck
to the tip of her breast.
There was a hint of sunrise
upon the horizon of her smile.
As a spirit I loved her
unaware of my own physical feelings.
It seemed I could not satisfy my need
to give her my love.
The flow seemed forever.
From moment to moment I explored her
no part untouched
or savored.
There was no shame in loving her.
We were eternal spirits
reunited in the flesh of our eternity.
I opened my eyes:
I am haunted by her
for the image remains.

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