You give me the pleasure of having an audience, Part 4

I love you. I told you many variations of that statement to convince you of its reality. Each variant was to impress you. Because I wanted to get you.

And then my fear of words. I love you, I said, hence I had to love you, and did.

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A stranger who’s a friend

Peak of perfection

Retrograde

Sun-shower

I'm a friend of Matthew's

Weekend (sort of) double bill

Electric shock

Travel advisory

Painlessly instructed: Notes on ‘The Consolations of Philosophy’

Delighted to meet her