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When I Think Of You

When I think of you
I think about rainy days and Sunday afternoons spent buried in books and thick mugs of rich hot chocolate;
Of days spent getting lost in thoughts and worlds of dragons and castles painted in color from black and white.

I think of road trips and lakes and walks by the beach and in the park with hands swinging front and back.
I think of days spent under the sun, happy and young, with never-ending hopes and dreams and ambitions
And good memories I’ve made so far—all tucked away in a box inside my mind.

When I think of you, the color yellow comes to mind and all that it symbolizes—resilience and new beginnings and courage and dandelions and daffodils in clear glass vases.
I think of you during long sleepless nights and when the morning sun hits my restless eyes.

When I think of you, I think of writing a hundred different poems about love and loss and adventure and the quiet nights spent missing you.
I think of the late-night drives in the fast lane with the music so loud but it’s never loud enough to drown out the thoughts of you.

I think of the moments that felt like I was stuck in a bad dream and unfortunate events that kept coming.
I faced them all with my body looking so fragile, but it has survived so many natural disasters.
And though sad, I am glad, so glad that all these times have made me stronger and all conspired to bring the person that I am now to you.

When I think of you, I think of all the feelings I get when I’m with you that I don’t feel for anybody else.

When I think of you, I think of summer and spring and winter and fall—a full year spent waiting for you.

When I think of you, I think of not ever letting go.

About the author
Just another girl who likes to blog and read poetry in her spare time. Follow Maria on Instagram or read more articles from Maria on Thought Catalog.

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