He gives me a conflicted look and touches his lips to my forehead, right between my eyebrows. I close my eyes. I don't understand this, whatever it is. But I don't want to ruin it, so I say nothing. He doesn't move; he just stays there with his mouth pressed to my skin, and I stay there with my hands on his waist, for a long time.
I get up, because I'm supposed to, but if it were up to me, I'd stay in my seat for the rest of time.
I have your back. I didn't mean only when it's easy. All the time.
It must require bravery to be honest all the time.
Maybe there's more we all could have done, but we just have to let the guilt remind us to do better next time.
We kiss again and this time, it feels familiar. I know exactly how we fit together, his arm around my waist, my hands on his chest, the pressure of his lips on mine. We have each other memorized.
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