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Two shifts. One bed. Ships passing.

by Jugggler on July 28, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

She works nights. I work days.
We find that being busy ways
upon us 'cuz we rarely see
our favorite person and that we
must scribble love-notes on the go.
Busy, still we make love grow.

(A 6x6 for my beloved wife)


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