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Bookish Companion, a Matt’s Musing

A sudden thought takes hold of my mind, thus a Matt’s musing.

We made love the next morning. It was Saturday and we had a long, leisurely breakfast in the diner around the corner. I enjoyed weekends and the chance to have breakfast with Corey. We nosed around in bookstores that afternoon. Corey looked both intellectual and hunky in a bookstore and I had to restrain myself to keep from hugging him. Surprising Myself, Christoper Bram p.171

This is the sweetest passage I’ve ever read from GLBT literature. The simple language conveys a most casual and mundane domesticity in life, and yet evokes over-brimming bliss. What else is more reassuring in love and intimate than to share with someone your life’s passion? I feel lucky and bliss to have found the special person in life with whom I can discuss and exchange books (and so much more). How would I know that taking a pure chance would reward me all the memories and happiness?

8 Responses

  1. If we get one of those in our lives, we are lucky. That is a great quote. You can almost imagine yourself in the narrator’s shoes, and feel their total contentment.

  2. What a beautiful passage! Just reading it makes me happy this morning. Life is so much better when shared …

  3. Fabulous. We should all be so lucky.

  4. A moving passage. If we can share the life of the heart and mind with someone, grow with them, explore old and new arenas with them — or even be concerned with mundane and small things which sustain our life together — we have something very precious and irreplaceable.

  5. That *is* a lovely passage. It just conjures up the most warm and comfortable feeling of being in-sync with somebody (particularly for us bibliophiles). Perhaps you could do an on-going thing with GLBT writers? Or pull together the ones you’ve already reviewed/discussed. I have a friend who was lucky enough to meet her girlfriend at a Neil Gaiman reading and this passage completely reminds me of them. 🙂

  6. When I first met my husband 7 years ago, I was more than a little worried. He is severely allergic to dust and mold and told me he couldn’t really keep books in the house. Thanks to Zrytec D and his obsession with gardening books, we now have a house full of books. Phew.

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  8. I so loved that !! It made me smile with that wonderful simplicity of just loving someone!!

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