Time went by

What was once yesterday now is the past her smile her happy sense on life and her cute giggle when she laughed

So much time has past are life’s both went in different directions but I always new we would end up at the same place in the end

As I looked and she smiled I was that young guy again for for a moment looking at the girl who took my breath away and filled my heart so many years ago and I realized she still did this so many years later like time never happened

She was now a woman her eyes still sparkles like a bright star her smile so warm and beautiful

Her path was one of forever strength that made her the strong woman she has become but never losing her inner beauty along the way

When I stood and looked at her my mind my heart and my soul was forever hers to do with as she pleased

Her beauty flows larger then life itself
The woman she has become is more then words can express she’s like if I could catch a falling star and hold the ultimate beauty within my hands

I realized as I stood in front of her that I had finally found utopia and new what true inner happiness was to feel

She had grown into the most incredible beautiful strong woman I had ever seen and just her presence inspired me to want to give her the world and to show her a love and kindness and respect she had never felt and seen in her life

It has been 35 years but for me it felt like yesterday

Even though

Time went by

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I found my first love 35 years later

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Written on June 12, 2024

Submitted by Joker41692005 on June 12, 2024

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  • Abbykesington
    A great Ode to a first love. Beautiful poem.
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