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The Linguist

I don’t remember how old I was when my father began to teach me about the world. I only remember it as ‘something that has always been’.

Whereas other children climbed onto their father’s knee to be regaled with Alice’s adventures and other assigned age-appropriate reading material, I was given The Rise and Fall of the Human Empire – a lesson in the importance of being earnest.
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Dancing Naked ‘Round The Living Room

It saddens me a little that I did not know you in your first years. I would have liked to have seen you forming; to have been witness to the start of something so beautiful. But these things have been decided for us and are past. And in truth, I dwell on them only because it astounds me to remember that I have not always known you; to realize that I missed a part of your growing – for it does not feel that way to me.
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