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Too Much. Short Fiction by Jessica Ciosek

     After he’d gone, she tried very hard to keep up appearances, rising and sleeping at normal hours and eating three meals a day, but she found she had little stomach for it, for the ritual, for the routine, when there was no one to bump up against about it, when there was no one who knew.  Mostly, she missed the heady warmth of his body when he came into the room.  A tall, thin man with the bulk of a bamboo tree, she liked to sway against him, pushing her pelvis ...

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