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'SEX is always beautiful...always shy.'

by Dhani on December 11, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

'The most highly sexed beings upon the planet are the creators, the poets, sculptors, painters, musicians -and so it has been from the beginning. And among them sex is a beautiful and exalted gift. Sex is always beautiful, and IT IS ALWAYS SHY.'

from Barbara Young's 'This Man from Lebanon A Story of Kahlil Gibran'


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