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   Shewalked onto the green lacrosse field,
Her white shirt up against her skingave her whole figure a glow. A slight frown taking the place of her usual brightsmile.
I knew something was wrong.

She had finally been feelingbetter;
Her brunette curls were beginning to grow back,
And her cheekshad regained some of their pink.

I began to feel a tear run down my cheek,
Everything I saw was blurry,
as the thoughts in my head:
can she fightthis again?
be stronger than she's ever had to be,
or is there achance,
even a slight one,
that I will lose my best friend?

Icouldn't deal with it,
I knew what she was here to tell me,

She took astep toward me,
Took a deep breath,
And just lost control, as she jumpedinto my arms.

I didn't know what to say,
Didn't know what to think,
I knew she'd have to go through it all over again,
It was back.




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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