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julio peralta-paulino's Writings

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Short Story
the rose & thorn
"A lump of hard candy upon a thin stick; they call it a lollipop.  Elys rolled her cerise tongue around a crimson one with the flavor of a sugared pome.  I couldn't watch the movie, for looking at her. A flock of words began to flutter in my brain, as if they had just hit puberty and wanted to form some lustful poem.   I didn't say anything.  I hardly...