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Not As It Seems

Author's note: I started to write this piece a couple years ago before putting it aside. I found it a couple...  Show full author's note »
Author's note: I started to write this piece a couple years ago before putting it aside. I found it a couple weeks ago and started up again and ended up getting caught up it. Please tell me what you think :) thankyou!  « Hide author's note
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Back To School

Groaning, Lilly reaches over and turns off the blaring alarm clock and hides her head under her pillow, trying to block out the iridescent glow, flashing as it reads the time, 7:00am. She lies there for about five minutes, trying to wake up. Sighing she jumps out of bed and sways, lightheaded.
Eyes only half open, she runs to the bathroom to get ready and pretend it’s just another day.

When she walks into school, she notices most people whispering or pointing at her as she goes past. Head held high, she walks to her locker, wondering how they all found out so fast. Approaching her locker, she sees Adam there already, waiting for her and Lilly’s confusion is quickly dismissed by betrayal as she realizes that it was him who told. She turns around with a groan and heads to her homeroom.
Running as fast as she can in her skirt, she’s still late for homeroom with Mrs. Cooper, who usually has no sympathy for being late, just smiles and says nicely, “It’s okay for today Elizabeth, just try to be here next time,” gesturing for her to sit down before smiling at her and continuing the lesson.
And as the class goes on being treated so carefully, like she might break at any moment, she finds herself missing the teachers dirty looks and empty threats, doubting that Mrs. Cooper is just in a good mood.
Not long after the bell rings at the end of class, Lilly feels someone fall into step beside her. Turning slightly she sees Adam grinning at her and frowns, looking away. Finally she whispers,
“Why did you tell someone? It’s nobody’s business,”
“I didn’t,” he stammers looking confused.
“Then how does everyone know? And why is everyone whispering? And pointing? And treating me like I’m about to just die right there in front of them!” She interrupts, voice growing louder with each word until she stops, breathing heavily she sits down on a bench nearby noticing all the attention they have attracted. Face flushed she avoids peoples gazes.
“Lilly, look at me.” Adam says sitting down next to her, his hand brushing hers before returning to his lap. Lilly feels that familiar bright blush lame her cheeks and waits until it’s mostly gone before looking up and meeting his warm, brown gaze.
“What?” She says softly, brushing her soft waves behind her ears.
“I would never tell anyone, okay?” he says, waiting until she nods before continuing, “It was probably one of the nurses, it’s a small town; word spreads fast. It will all blow over.”
Staring at him long enough to make him squirm, she gathers her stuff before impulsively squeezing his hand and smiling, “No worries,” her heart and head pounding as she turns away, making sure no one sees her smile falter.
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Smpowers13 said...
Sept. 25, 2013 at 8:28 am
Perfect! I love this! Keep up the good work!
WritingJakob13 said...
Mar. 6, 2012 at 10:50 pm
A few grammer problems, but with that aside, a great story . i can't wait until you post more. Honestly, spectacular work. (:
MareBear24 said...
Jan. 20, 2012 at 9:33 pm
this is awesome, Morgan! (:
morgankathleen19 replied...
Jan. 21, 2012 at 10:51 pm
you read it :D yay. ahah, and thanks
tEeNwRiTeR126 said...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 1:10 am
this is seriously great! nice job, post more !
GoneAndie89 said...
Dec. 18, 2011 at 1:05 pm
Such a good writer, honestly. Great job!
AmiEE576 said...
Dec. 18, 2011 at 1:02 pm
This is so goood! Put up more ASAP! Just, hopefully don't end it with a predictable ending like most books these days!
DrlREx said...
Dec. 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Wow, u definitly should get this published or something bro. It's just awesome. =]
ELfprincess46 said...
Dec. 18, 2011 at 12:57 pm
Wow, one of the beat I've seen in here! Post more quickly please!
Mikey4824 said...
Dec. 18, 2011 at 12:54 pm
This is really great! Keep writing forsure.
Jeera said...
Oct. 26, 2011 at 3:41 pm
This is one of the most interesting and captivating stories I've read on here! It is realy good. Keep writing 'till you finish it!
chace_s said...
May 3, 2011 at 10:15 pm
this is great, definitly continue with your writing cause you have real potential =]
triathlete99 said...
Apr. 16, 2011 at 6:17 pm
i adore this! Please write the rest soon!!
morgankathleen19 replied...
Apr. 17, 2011 at 12:55 pm
thank you ! (: i've written a bit more && plan on posting more soon! check out my other stuff too (:
jen832 said...
Jan. 24, 2011 at 6:55 pm
i really loved this and im excited to see how the different relationships work out! can't wait til u post more!!! great work!
morgankathleen19 replied...
Jan. 24, 2011 at 6:58 pm
thanks! i have some ideas that im hoping will throw everyone about all the different relationships :)
sallyshoelaces101 said...
Jan. 12, 2011 at 8:38 pm
absolutely love!!!! keep writing, im hanging on every word!
morgankathleen19 replied...
Jan. 24, 2011 at 6:58 pm
im glad you liked it! im writing more as we speak :)
mandy328 said...
Jan. 12, 2011 at 8:09 pm
it the bessttt!!!!! u had BETTER finish witing it and then publish it!!! i am very serious!!
morgankathleen19 replied...
Jan. 12, 2011 at 8:12 pm
thanks!!! :) i already have a couple more chapter and i plan on writing more soon :)))

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