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  • The gifts that came for me through the window were entirely frivolous: rusty nails, marbles, dinosaur shaped sponges hidden inside the pills you dissolve with water, plastic barrettes 'for those enchanting tresses of yours,' ginger candy, the sheriff badge that hooks onto breast pockets and the monster charm necklace. Looking back it was obvious we were still children sharing toys from our treasure troves and rehearsing our love.
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