‘Moon Over’ Alert: Love and self image

On Mykonos, seemingly free of worry, Ian and Dima kiss under a pulsing blanket of stars. But can the Greek islands really soothe Dima’s agony over his flight from East Berlin? When is love not enough?

And what is that damn poodle up to?

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Author’s Notes:

Mykonos gave me one of my first truly vivid experience with the stars and the Milky Way. Something about the night sky pulsing above the island is just so magical. Up above the village with light pollution at a bare minimum, the stars alone seem enough to set the world on fire.

How much more special for Dima and Ian to discover them together?

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Stars over the Aegean Sea are intense

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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