Thought Catalog

Marisa Donnelly

Chicago-born, San Diego-based Staff Writer & Producer. Enjoys poetry, sunshine, running, and carbs. You can buy her books here. You can submit your writing here.

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In this life, I hope we stop second guessing. When we see someone we have feelings for, we find the words—the imperfect, honest words—and let them spill out of our mouths. When we feel at home in someone’s arms, we share that with them, vulnerability so raw it hurts.

Even if you feel little or lost, know this—the universe isn’t done with you yet. You are only beginning.

But she set fire to your soul
with just one touch,
making all the hesitant pieces of you tremor
under her fingertips.

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