Our bodies fit perfectly together, inside and out. Hands and
mouths explored, found soft and hard places, caressed and groped, tenderly and
hungrily. She was familiar but I didn't know why; dreams have a way of
concealing some truths, and also revealing others.
When I woke, I could still feel the softness of her lips.
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FFF-55 Vol. LIV. Tell a story in exactly 55 words. Go see G-Man.
On a dark April night when I was nine, my aunt arrived hurriedly. Mom and dad rushed out the door. There were confusion and excitement and fear, and tears of uncertainty. I remember standing at the old front door, being consoled in a way I’d never experienced.
The next day, I had a baby brother.
* * * * * FFF-55 Vol. LII. Tell a story in exactly fifty-five words. Go see G-Man.
Dropping out of the clouds, we could see the palace and surrounding waters. It was truly breathtaking: the whole of it could not possibly have been seen from the ground. The entire cabin fell silent as we descended, each of us wondering anew what was in store during the next few years of our apprenticeships.
* * * * * FFF-55 Vol. LI. Tell a story in exactly fifty-five words. Go see G-Man.