When I think of “First Love” I think of a lot of things. I was a teenager who fell in love in high school and at the time I could see my whole future with my first love.
I have a lot of sweet memories when I think back on my first love. I think of blushing. I think of smiling, a lot! I think of butterflies in my stomach. I think of long car rides. I think of long phone conversations. I think of skipping school. I think of going to the beach, the mall and the airport. I think of tenderness and innocence. I think of desire and passion. I think of happiness. I think of love. I think of sadness. I think of the break up. I think of freedom.
Yes, I said freedom.
I didn’t get over my first love very easily or very soon. We broke up because I was moving 1000 miles away to go to college and he was joining the Army. It didn’t make the break up any easier. Really if the truth be known, my first quarter of college was probably the most depressing time in my life, ever. I didn’t know this great big world without being his girlfriend. I didn’t want to know either. How foolish.
Then something changed. I realized my heart had a lot to give. I realized I had freedom. And I had just begun to taste life and all its fullness. I had loved once and I lost it and for what it was worth…I could move on a little wiser from the experience.
And damn, did I have fun!! I fell in love again too a couple of times before I found my husband. I realized that the break up with my first love was tough but not the toughest I’d ever encounter. I also realized at some point had we stuck it out, it probably would have never lasted. Hindsight is always 20/20 so they say and I’m so glad I got to move on and experience life…experience that freedom!!
So…here’s a song about First Love’s…by one of my new favorite artists right now. I really love her voice, but this isn’t my favorite song by her. Anyway…have a listen and the lyrics are below.
Lyrics: First Love
So little to say but so much time,
despite my empty mouth the words are in my mind.
Please wear the face, the one where you smile,
because you lighten up my heart when I start to cry.
Forgive me first love, but I'm tired.
I need to get away to feel again.
Try to understand why, don't get so close to change my mind.
Please wipe that look out of your eyes, it's bribing me to doubt myself;
simply, it's tiring.
This love has dried up and stayed behind,
and if I stay I'll be alive,
then choke on words I'd always hide.
Excuse me first love, but we're through.
I need to taste the kiss from someone knew.
Forgive me first love, but I'm too tired.
I'm bored to say the least and I, I lack desire.
Forgive me first love, forgive me first love, forgive me first love, forgive me first love, forgive me, forgive me first love, forgive me first love
So what do you think of when you think of your first love?
I hope you enjoyed.
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