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  • In the half-light
    of the new day
    I watch you
    while you sleep

    You, unguarded
    you, revealed
    like a small boy
    who has come
    to share my bed

    More than he knows
    because he is
    sleeping, I love him
    the man-boy beside me

    So I whisper
    so as not to wake
    the dreamer, whisper
    three soft words
    my heart overflowing
    I love you

    Then the dreamer
    from a land somewhere
    far away, returns
    hearing my voice
    though I meant to
    be so quiet, he
    opens his eyes
    and he smiles


    image: boimcapcus.com
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