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The girl who's not me

February 5, 2013
By loveiduckies BRONZE, Perrysburg, Ohio
loveiduckies BRONZE, Perrysburg, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"When writing the the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen."

It's valentines day. I sit in math class glancing at all the girls peeking at their crushes wondering, hopping they'll do something for them or ask them out. All why people like me sit around watching.
I take a peek behind me to where my crush sits. You. Your green-blue eyes meet with mine. We both smile soft and sweet. It fills my chest with hope. Maybe just maybe you like me too.
The bell rings signaling the end of the day. This is my chance. I'm going to end this awkward friendship we have by just asking you to the dance that's this Saturday. Taking a deep breath I call your name.
You stop in the crowded hallway turning to face me.
"Yah?" Your gaze flickers to something above my head.
"I was wondering-"
"Can you hold off for one second?" you interrupt. My heart shatters. My smile falls and still you don't notice. You don't even wait hear my response before you move away from me towed her.
I watch from the sidelines as you flirt with her and ask her to the dance. It should be me your doing that to. It should be me going to the dance and saying yes when you ask. Instead it's with some other girl.

A girl other than me.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Feb. 11 2013 at 10:15 pm
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
72 articles 0 photos 860 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

Nice job. i liked the use of second person in this story; t honestky made me second-guess myself on some of the things I've ne.

on Feb. 11 2013 at 7:57 pm
GreekGoddess BRONZE, Andover, Connecticut
3 articles 0 photos 182 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The unprepared rebel dies in the fire."

Great work! I'm left heartbroken!