Days passed by as each of the dangling leaves dried out day by day as the days turned into chilled evenings. Everything was going by as it should--nothing was out of place, including your heart.
Classes were over and summer began then ended like a movie transition, suddenly forwarding time.
The memory of Rin stayed with you of that sad day. He stood there looking back at you wondering why things had to end that way. But he knew your feelings were too hurt to ever reconcile with him, at least not now. It's all blur because of the tears, but you didn't have the stomach to see him anymore. All you remember was walking away full of hurt; stomach in knot, throat tight, and lips trembling involuntarily.
Now the only thing keeping you going was the peace of mind the liberation from confessing to him. Although it was a negative impact, it was needed. School proceeded as always and your friends were always there. You could even say you got closer to all of them. Every other day you would study