No Laughing Matter (Writing Prompt)"Can I sit here?"More Like This
The girl at the table neither spoke nor moved -- just kept on reading. I cautiously scooted in across from her. "So, um..." She flipped a page in her book, not even taking a second to look up at me. "...Jody?" Her eyes were still glued to the page. I kept calling her. "Jody. Jody!" Finally, I snatched the book from her hands. Big mistake. I felt a chill as Jody's cold eyes finally met mine.
"I was at a really good part," she said softly but angrily.
"I have something to tell you!"
Jody snatched the book back and stood up. "We have nothing to talk about."
"Why do you keep ignoring me?" I cried.
She only shot me a glare and placed a piece of paper on the table before she turned and walked away, flipping her book open again. I reached for the crumpled paper and unfurled it, slowly recognizing the picture. It was mine -- a joking, ugly doodle of one of her friends that I thought I'd thrown away. I got a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach as the friendship bracelet I