This Is What You Meant to Me

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This Is What You Meant to Me
by Rico

In my ocean, you were a dolphin
I watched you leap and wanted to follow
But I doubted that I could keep up
I felt your joy

In my grassy field, you were a wild flower
I admired your delicacy
But I feared your vulnerability
I dreamed that I could hold you forever

In my galaxy, you were a shooting star
I wanted to stare at your brilliance
But I dreaded your passing
I wondered if you would burn up

In my heart, you were the blood that kept me alive
I understood that neither of us was immortal
But I needed the hot rhythm of your life
I lost something vital when you died

I will always remember your gifts

This is what you meant to me

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