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  • I was whole and complete. It was exhilerating, as though the wind was perpetually running through my hair and my heart was constantly one beat away from leaping out of my chest. Everything was new, and each new thing was wonderful and lovely.

    My heart broke, the first time that I had felt true pain. I had fallen truly, madly, deeply and then it was gone. I didn't even think about it happening, I wasn't prepared. I didn't know that the loss would stay with me forever, it was the loss of my innocence.

    He left. All of the wonder and brilliance left with him. For a long time I was restless.

    Now I've found a new love, I have a new life, but the thing is, the sparkle died with my first love, as I'm sure it always does. Even if you stay with your first love forever, some of the magic must fade away. I look back with fondness, but it makes me feel a bit restless, knowing that there's something out there that I've tasted, that I'll never know again.
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