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Tall, Dark and Scary (Chapter 1)As I lay in bed, I touched my lips. They tingled slightly to the touch but the initial pain, I once felt, was gone. Why did I have to read that note? Why did I have to show up at the greenhouse? It was like I was begging to have a run in with evil. I mean honestly though, I never expected the sender to be him. The note was just there early this morning. It didn't have anything other than my name and it was folded into a nice, neat square. I knew it couldn't have been a mistake because I am the only Arabelle in my school.
I touched my lips again, gently caressing my bottom lip. My mind seems to keep wondering to that moment. I mean, what could have made him decide that earlier was as good a time as any to confess to me and why me? I’m not your type A beauty queen and I’m definitely not the girl who stands out in the crowd. I’m pretty average in the looks department apart from my smile, which I've been told could light up a room. I don’t believe that since I stopp
You Were Not An Aquarium BoySea-glass became your bones,
brine your blood, and seashells
melded into your skin.
You were not quite an ocean
when you said "This is your sign to love me."
My body was like a building;
tall, cold, almost unbreakable.
I was metallic and sharp,
towering over your waters.
I remember taking your hand in mine,
conch and coral shells scrubbing
my skyscraper wrists, and laughing
about how one day you would
submerge every last bit of me.
Your lips, riddled with argonauts,
found my cheek and I cringed
at the coarseness.
You asked if they bothered me
and I finally told you "I
think I love you."
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