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The first was youth.
Young and reckless.
Emotions flooding our veins, two hearts follow one beat.
Our minds drowning in dopamine and oxytocin.
Days spent dreams of summer nights, clumsy fingers, and
Kisses like liquor
And we were drunk.
We ended much like we started, in a blaze of fiery passion
The second was passion.
Sloppy kisses and sloshing drinks.
Highs and lows warring like soldiers to be crowned kings.
Fire and ice; both burning our souls.
Whips cracking and words healing, exposing many wounds
Eternal promises turned to ash
Like shared cigarettes.
It was only a matter of time before the hourglass ran out,
But we weren't ready.
The third is stability.
A calm in the storm.
If I am a wave, then he is a boulder, steadfast and resilient.
Eyes that seem to hold a thousand lives of experience, yet
Never weeping. A constant reminder of everything
I should be.
And constant rhythm.
Perhaps he will chip away the stone wall, but time