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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No matter what we’re going through, no matter how heavy a burden laid upon our hearts, no matter how shattered and tired we feel—that breakage won’t last forever. Pain is only temporary.

We will say goodbye, not because we’ve reached an ending, but because that’s the word you say when you begin a new chapter in your life’s story. And that goodbye does not mean the book closes; we simply turn a page.

I will be the fluttering of your heartbeat, the tingle in your fingertips, the way you just can’t catch your breath when we kiss.

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