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It was forceful, but it didn't hurt

In fact, she welcomed it

After all, it had been so long

She can vaguely remember the feeling

But it hit her when she least expected it

Soft, sarcastic wittiness in a 5'10" frame

Years of doubt flowed passed her like a dissipating fog

Her intellectual match stood before her

But it was more than that

There were moments their eyes connected, deeply

Unspoken words with hints of desire for more

These feelings consume her with mild trepidation

She pushes the uncertainty aside

And...collides.

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