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ELLIE NIK: As simple as a hug


I know I am intentionally delaying the bedtime tonight. I want her close to me, her smell, the softness of her skin. The hug just calms me down, as simple as that. I look into her big brown eyes and draw my two-year-old even closer. “One more sniff,” I say.

Ellie Nik is a teacher/researcher who lives in Sydney, Australia. She writes as a way of self-discovery.


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