First days of school are always nerve-wracking. I mean come on, you can't tell me you haven't gotten those night-before jitters and lost sleep thinking about everything and nothing. And when you finally get to school, there's a massive pit of nerves and excitement in your stomach, that threatens to send you running for the nearest toilet (okay, maybe that's just me).
I would say it was like any other day, but then again, it was the first day of school. It was also the day I met you.
You didn't notice me, of course. My outfit was absolutely DREADFUL, and I thank the heavens that you didn't notice me earlier. I can still see it clearly: I walked into first period wearing this awful, magenta headband, with my hair tied in a high ponytail. I wore the school uniform, with the baggiest basketball shorts a girl could ever get. I scanned the room to see if any of my friends also had this class, and that's when it happened.
It was strange. That was my first thought. I was hyperaware of my racing heart and the temperature in my body dropped, and then rose. Absolutely strange, I kept thinking. Why did I react this way? You also wore the school uniform (duh), and a pair of khakis (what is it with guys and khakis?). Nothing particularly special. Maybe it was something about the way you smiled. All I knew was that I kept glancing in your direction, and my heart sped up each time. And then, we locked eyes. My face flushed, and I looked away. What is wrong with me?Stop ogling at him and pay attention! It was witchcraft, I tell you. Something happened to me that day, and I haven't been the same since.
Hey, thanks for reading the first episode of A Story of Love! This is a really sentimental and personal story to me (even if I did think of it earlier this morning), but I hope others will learn to see that love isn't always the same as it is shown in fairy-tales and rom-coms (wow, that makes me sound very pessimistic). Feel free to subscribe if you want to be notified for new updates! Toodles for now <3
Think this is a normal love story? Think again.
A teenage girl has met a boy named Kaleb, who she thinks is her soulmate, and writes down everything she wants to tell him in her journal over the years. Unfortunately, he doesn't feel the same way as she does. As time passes, will she find the love she is looking for?
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