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Somewhere along the way, I lost my voice. Not because I couldn’t speak but rather because I lost interest in speaking, fearing the ensuing conversation more than anticipating the joy of self-expression.

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Mambo Kings

I just purchased another copy of The Mambo Kings Sing Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos after Bookbub let me know that Amazon is selling kindle copies for $2.99 today. One of those stray novels I picked up at a used bookstore … Continue reading

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above all

Mistrust everybody, your friend, your brother, your mistress — your mistress above all.” Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

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lascivious years

The summer after our second child was born proved the most sexual three months of all our lascivious years together. Pregnancy left us both starving for uninhibited pleasure and as two intelligent creative adults, we had no trouble finding means … Continue reading

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the right things

There’s the time I got Paula, this beautiful brunette from the bank. I seduced her almost on accident. She deposited my check and then took her lunch break. I said the right things. Lord Malinov, Journals of Lord Malinov

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twinge of nostalgia

But it had been almost ten years since I had snapped my last bean when Beth asked me to help her dig a garden plot in the west end of our yard. Between my eagerness to please my wife and … Continue reading

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passion of romance

For Edward, there existed only one measure of success, the objective perfection of finely wrought imitation; one form, one course, one rule. So burned the passion of romance; one woman, one love, one way. But speaking revealed the path had … Continue reading

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