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Photo by Peter Gehrke

Love me with space, with the river of your breathing, with the increase of all your overflowing diamonds: love me without respite from your aspect…
Beautiful, you are, Beloved…
You keep the tempest like a bee slumbering among your agitated stamens, dream and water tremble in the hollows of your breasts, harassed by slopes. Nocturnal love, I followed what you raised, your eternity, the trembling tower that assumes the stars…
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Pablo Neruda