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Stage 1

This can’t be happening. This is surely just a nightmare. I will be waking up any second now to the sound of a familiar alarm.
I was holding it a moment ago. It’s polished aluminum weighing solid in my palm. Maybe it’s in my bag. Maybe I didn’t look hard enough. Maybe this is all just one big joke and someone I know has it safe with them. Hah! Joke’s on me. Okay, come out with it! I’ve pushed my tear glands to their limit.
It’s not lost. It’s just here…somewhere…in one of those dirty nooks or lost crannies. Behind the bed; under the sheets; or inside the closet.

Stage 2

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If Only

"Those" moments..., Author's Picks, Thoughts, Xenolexica


Torn, in a rather wonderful way

THEIR EYES MEET; and despite the distance he is transported to her side. Chattering friends and acquaintances circled them each yet, at the instant their fields of vision collide, the world falls silent and everything enters a state of perpetual deceleration. They were two stars, which, despite being in a sundry sea of other celestial bodies, were connecting; forming a line; disregarding every other twinkling ball of gas. In those short moments, it was only they in the universe, locked in a perennial gaze.

What was a few seconds seemed like eons in her prepossessing brown eyes. Those two lovely spheres from which she peers into the world, undoubtedly seeing only beauty and grace, takes hold of the man’s mind, heart and spirit. He knows how much he’d welcome swimming in those eyes…and even drowning in them.

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Wonderfully Torn