I Like Your EyesShe had always liked my eyes. When we were talking she would suddenly look at me and say "I like your eyes". Even when we were just sitting quietly she would just say it, out of the blue. "Your eyes are amazing" she said. "The way that they are dark blue in the middle and light around the outside...it's beautiful"I Like Your Eyes4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Needless to say, my eyes were probably my most favourite thing about me now.
We'd been friends for most of our lives, Carla and I. Ever since kindergarten, where the first thing she had said to me was "I like your eyes". All through primary, all through intermediate, all through our first two years at high-school we'd always been together.
I sighed and stretched out on the soft grass, placing my arms behind my head and closing my eyes. Carla was sitting next to me, singing quietly and brushing my hair out of my face every so often. I sighed again at her soft touch.
We weren't dating. She'd never date a guy like me. But it didn't stop me from hoping...wishing...dreaming a
High School LoversMy heart thumped uneasily under my white blouse as I made my way to the bus stop. My breathing was shallow, and my fingers were gripping my handbag so tightly my knuckles had turned white. Do not screw this up, do not screw this up, do NOT screw this up...I repeated the mantra in my head, over and over.High School Lovers4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Today was the day. The job interview at the biggest, most successful law firm in town.
The job I had wanted since I was thirteen years old, the one thing I had worked my whole life for. Today would either be the day I got to live that dream, or see it get crushed before me.
My feet were already hurting from the stupid heels I had chosen to wear today, but what looked more elegant, than a white blouse, black skirt, and practical black heels?
Probably a lot of things.
My mind started to wander, which helped me relax, but when I reached the bus stop, I stopped dead and stared. My lips parted in shock, and my eyes widened.
What...what's he doing here? Wait...no...