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You enchant me.
Some might decry this as sentimental words,
The words of an uncultured man.
I thus stand accused.
But my heart speaks.
My feelings I will not refute.
I will not become an emotional recluse.

As an adult, I should be in control of my emotions
but have not the desire to surrender.
I…