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MISGIVEN

 

He got there first for a change, and the way the light fell at his feet made him feel sovereign. He decided to make her something so that she might lean into him with that surprised laugh of hers that opens her throat and makes all his bones grow stronger. She wasn't pleased though, and the light took her side, and he was the one left laughing as if nothing mattered. Next time he will just take his coffee and be gone.

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