gengar56 Main Entry: 1rib
Pronunciation: 'rib
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ribb; akin to Old High German rippi rib, Old Church Slavonic rebro, and probably to Greek erephein to roof over
Date: before 12th century
1 a : any of the paired curved bony or partly cartilaginous rods that stiffen the walls of the body of most vertebrates and protect the viscera b : a cut of meat including a rib -- see BEEF illustration c [from the account of Eve's creation from Adam's rib in Gen 2:21-22] : WIFE
2 : something resembling a rib in shape or function: as a (1) : a traverse member of the frame of a ship that runs from keel to deck (2) : a light fore-and-aft member in an airplane's wing b : one of the stiff strips supporting an umbrella's fabric c : one of the arches in Romanesque and Gothic vaulting meeting and crossing one another and dividing the whole vaulted space into triangles
3 : an elongated ridge: as a (1) : a vein of an insect's wing (2) : one of the primary veins of a leaf b : one of the ridges in a knitted or woven fabric
oldephebe forensic and fabulous 030809
megan i came from one
i'm convinced i was the spare
TalviFatin bruised..always...
constantly being manipulated and bent.
never comfortable
ClairE I cannot believe how much you place within my hands.

That is just one way to begin the story. There are too many ways. You are everywhere.
Doar broken 031219
misstree he was a soft and fragile thing, silk lightly draped over an elongated frame... he whispered when he spoke, and his words were too honest, painful to my shaded center... i was tender with him, and he was wild, and somehow we met on the same island for a few beats... there was the hollow of a missing rib just above the heart, scarless, the chest of an angel too generous, missing a small piece... he had no armor there... my fingertips traced inside him, every inch gently fascinated, delicate... i had to draw back, afterwards, because back then i wouldn't hurt an angel... 031219
Wade College girlfriend's favorite pastime: meticulously counting my ribs.

Her smiling, eyes flashing, fingers darting, saying "I promise I'll stop but only if you quit laughing!"
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