Zutara Week- AU"Sorry, Mai. I have to go, there's a fire." Zuko said looking down at his pager that was going off. Darn fire just interrupted a perfectly good date.Zutara Week- AU5 years ago in Short Stories
"Can't you just ignore it?" Mai asked staring at Zuko with bored eyes.
"You know I can't." Zuko answered pleading for her to forgive him.
"But this always happens, Zuko. You get a call and there you go. Do you even consider how I feel."
"Well I try to. But how would I know how you feel, not like you ever show it. And you know I have to leave when I get paged. It's my Job!" Zuko's anger was getting the of him but he didn't care.
"Fine then go, Zuko, just like you always do. And don't bother to call me later cause I am so done with this. You can get your stuff Monday." Mai yelled, smashing a plate an the floor, finally showing some emotion other than boredom.
"Fine, I will." Zuko replied, slamming the door on his way out.
Five minutes later when Zuko pulled up to
Great ExpectationsGreat ExpectationsGreat Expectations3 years ago in Free Verse
Turn up the music loud
You still can't drown them out
The voices of your expectations
Pounding in your ears like a drum beat
Rattling your head and breaking through your ribs
The music shakes your chest
You're trying to ignore them
But the words still crackle through
Like broken, splintered bones
You can't drown them out
You can't pound them out
They'll ring in your ears until the day you die
You want to scream and shout until your throat is raw
Just to hear something over their voices
But your voice is too quiet
It can't be that loud
No matter how much you shout
No matter how loud you get
Their voices will alway ring over you
You will always hear their pressures
Banging, thundering in your mind like precutions
You grab your ears
Try to muffle the noise
But it seeps through like a poisen through the apple
You grit your teeth and clench your eyes shut
It doesn't help
Your body shakes with anger
Or maybe it's from fear
The stress makes your adrenaline rush
And the bloo