Summer Romance

May 16, 2011
By MeggieK.Green SILVER, Rancho Cordova, California
MeggieK.Green SILVER, Rancho Cordova, California
6 articles 25 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"An author doesn't necessarily understand the meaning of his own story better than anyone else." -Lewis Carroll


We walked along the riverbank, smiling and nudging each other playfully, just like two little school kids. Why couldn’t our dreams stay simple? Why did we have to grow up like we did?



I still remember when you tried to hold my hand. I cringed and pulled it away, fidgeting with the zipper on my yellow sweater. It’s not that I didn’t want my fingers entwined with yours. I just panicked.



You would make me climb trees with you, despite how much I hated to. I huffed and puffed as you gave me a boost, and you laughed as I awkwardly steadied myself on a branch. You would sit across from me and tell me ridiculous stories and I foolishly listened to every word. Petals from tree blossoms tangled in my hair and you picked them out carefully and gently; I watched as they fluttered to the ground below us.



You carried me home on your back and my bare feet swept your side against your jeans. It’s silly how I remember these little things now. Why didn’t I think about them before? You took the long way home and we exchanged very few words as I slipped in and out of consciousness against your shoulder. You laid me on the grass just down the road from my house and you made me look at stars with you for hours and hours. But without your knowledge, I looked at you instead.



Why couldn’t our dreams stay simple? Why did we have to grow up like we did?


The author's comments:
I never write romance. This is my first time. :P

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on Jun. 4 2011 at 1:37 pm
MeggieK.Green SILVER, Rancho Cordova, California
6 articles 25 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"An author doesn't necessarily understand the meaning of his own story better than anyone else." -Lewis Carroll

Thank you! Yeah, I guess I was a little low when I wrote this? I don't know. It just turned out that way. =)

on Jun. 2 2011 at 4:11 pm
SilverLuna SILVER, _________, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Come fairies take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.".... W.B. Yeats.
"Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss." - Douglas Adams

This is sweet and simply...and has a sad tone...?


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