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By Lisa Miscione

ISBN-10: 1429416181

ISBN-13: 9781429416184

ISBN-10: 190500527X

ISBN-13: 9781905005277

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He slept soundly, snoring lightly, sweetly, like a child. She glanced back at him. He was lovely. As she closed the door and walked down the hall, she wrapped her arms around herself as if to protect her heart against the ache that was already setting in. The feeling she would go to the ends of the earth to avoid, the hole in her insides where the wind blew through, was creeping up on her, pulling at her with black ghost-ingers. In her car in the parking lot, she wept, deep, true tears that welled from some secret place inside her.

Beside the glass wall a large sofa and overstuffed chair of sienna Italian leather faced each other. Over the couch she had draped a blanket given to her by a Tibetan monk. Velvet pillows of gold, green, and red picked up the colors of the blanket. Between the chair and table lay a huge wooden door she had purchased 46 from an auction of an eighteenth-century Spanish castle and converted into a coffee table resting on a mahogany base. The wall behind the couch was a clutter of original black-and-white photographs from Alverez Bravo, Ansel Adams, Tara Popick, and a photo of herself taken by Herb Ritts for a proile written for New York magazine.

But some kind of discipline kept her from calling, some need to see how long she could go without hearing his voice. She despised dependence in herself. One of her shrinks had confronted her about her relationship with Jeffrey, commenting on how 36 complicated it seemed to be and asking what he meant to her. It was an insightful question, but she was not about to share her personal feelings with some stupid doctor, in spite of the fact this was probably the point of therapy. It was complicated; she loved him, she needed him in her life.

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