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Butterflies

It starts in the pits of your stomach and consumes your upper body

Your legs go motionless

Your cheeks turn red

You start to giggle

It feels so good

This combination of nervousness and excitement

When you meet someone and it just feels right

Maybe it's not love, but possibility

It's the idea of what could be

What could be more than a hookup or one-night stand

You feel like maybe, just maybe you could be more than a piece of meat

Maybe you could be someone who could be loved in the eyes of someone else

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You have someone who fits you perfectly, you finally have your other half

You start to do things you wouldn't

But suddenly reality slaps its cold hand across your face

And you realize

After all

It's just butterflies

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