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The Rains

The water lapped against the docks, the boats swaying in their slips with the gentle motion of the lake. The gray day was brightened only by the sounds of weekend sailors tending to their crafts, the music of their laughter warm on the cold damp breeze.

I gazed down through the murky depths, wondering how long it had been since I’d stood in this same spot searching for something inside myself. The captain broke into my reverie, seemingly reading my mind.

“Do you remember the last time you were here, Kitten?”

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