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A Last Month of You - Meet the Wildes
I can remember it so vividly, looking at you for the first time and marvelling that you were strangers, perfect strangers, that everything about you was so new – your skin, peach-fine, peach-soft, your eyes unfocused, the seashells of your ears. And I can remember thinking how strange our voices must seem, out of the water, and wondering if you knew us any better than we knew you. Everything about you was a surprise to me, and yet you felt so familiar as you nestled against my body; the shape of you, the way that you kicked your legs out and I knew, I knew exactly how that felt on the inside of me, and all at once I was so glad to have you but so sorry that my time of carrying you had passed. And I remember so clearly the weight of you as you slept on my…