“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Kahlil Gibran

The Waiting Game

{as with all my work, the characters depicted here are intended as mutually consenting adults, regardless of the nature of their role}   She appreciated that he still read books, real books, made of paper, smelling faintly of ink, sometimes curled at the edges, their pages softening and thickening over time. She enjoyed watching him…