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· Heart of the Sky

Short Stories

· The One That Got Away


· Children of Guatemala

· The Gift of Writing

· The Dance of Life

· Writing - and its Aftermath

· Let the beauty we love....

· The Spirit of Life Recovers

· The Creative Process

· Political Landscape

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· The Hospital

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Still in Love
By Miranda Pope
Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Last edited: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
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He enters her as if stepping into a deep dream, or letting himself fall into a great pool, dark in shadow, sunlight dancing on the surface.   This is an act, not of possession, but of surrender.
Her body has become larger over time, her perfect brown aureoles sliding over the buttery skin, circles widening; her breasts relaxing over the rounded stomach beneath them. He still desires her as his mouth craves food, loves to hear her talk to him as he takes his fill.
He watches her now, at the party, dancing with her grandchildren; her dark hair swinging, her gestures graceful, her broad hairy legs ending in sandals below the wide flowered skirt. The children are calling, “Mo-mo!” and circling with her hands.
Watching his face, a friend says, musing, “Wow, you’re still in love with her after all these years!”
He is quiet for a second. “What’s not to love?” he asks, his amused voice soft and low.


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Books by
Miranda Pope

Heart of the Sky

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Romance Stories
1. Poetry Recitation: Dried Rose Petals
2. Morning Reflections
3. Intoxicated by coffee
4. The bond of love
5. In Defence of Love
6. Love Letters in Flower
7. The Newlyweds Chapter 2
8. Valentine Hearts' & Kisses' Memories
9. All the world is a stage
10. Whispers
11. Anastasis
12. Trilling Dalliances
13. The Sapphire Ring
14. Entwined Destinies
15. East meets East
16. Love is no accident
17. God's Hand In This ( A Love Story)
18. The Language of Love
19. no face
20. The Newlyweds Chapter 4

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