I stood outside of myself
and watched how I became comfortable with someone else.
Nervousness came over me when the boy that I liked looked at me.
I saw when he said my name and my heart grew bigger than my body.
When our friendly laughs turned to kisses that felt like warm sun on my skin.
My eyes caught that quick second when my heart melted to liquid.
I didn’t want to fall. I tried to catch myself but I slipped right through my own fingers.
I struggled to understand how the universe could give all of this to me. And I wondered if I even deserved it.
But I think I do.
And I’m proud of myself for opening my heart up to something new.
Because while I don’t need another person to complete me, it’s nice to have someone that makes my heart feel full.
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