Cherry Flavored Kisses

October 28, 2008
By kklyn GOLD, Marlton, New Jersey
kklyn GOLD, Marlton, New Jersey
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"I'll call you later," David told me after school.

"Okay," I lightly smiled as I turned towards my locker. Dave touched my shoulder and spun me around, grabbing both my hands in his. I looked up at his soft, green eyes as he pulled me close to him and kissed me on my forehead.

"What was that for ?" I laughed. I could tell I was blushing.

"For being you," he smiled.

"Dave ! We're gonna be late for practice," someone yelled from down the hallway.

Dave laughed. Our fingers were intertwined as he pulled me closer and told me he could stay a little longer.





"Dave, I'm not going on that."

"Kate, yes you are," Dave mocked while nudging my arm.

I smiled at him, and then looked up at the tall roller coaster ahead of us. "Are you serious?"

"Of course I am. It'll be fun. Besides, I'm here to keep you safe."

I had to laugh at his attempt to sound heroic. "Okay, fine," I agreed.

Dave took my hand and raced to the end of the line. We came to a stop behind a group of guys from school. I expected Dave to start a conversation with them, so I leaned back against the cool railing. Dave said "hey" and turned towards me and grasped my waist. He looked into my hazel eyes and whispered, "so are you excited ?"

I smiled. "Yeah I'm excited, but we have to sit in the front row."

"So you're not scared anymore?"

"Hah, no. I'm still scared, but you're here to keep me safe," I teased.

Dave laughed and took a step closer to me as he kissed me on my cheek.





"Kate, the grass is so cold !"

"That is why I brought us a lovely blanket."

"Very smart."

"Why thank you, I thought so too," I smiled.

I laid the smooth, blue blanket on the grass and we both sat down. Dave put his arms around my waist and pulled me closer until I was resting against his chest. We watched the sun go down and change from a light pink to violet.

"Skittles ?" Dave asked.

I laughed as he produced an extra large bag of Skittles from his jacket pocket. We threw away all of the colors we didn't like until the grass was scattered with rainbow candies and the palms of our hands were filled with only orange and red.

We popped the Skittles into our mouths and continued watching the sun-set. Dave took a strand of my caramel hair and gently put it behind me ear. I faced him, and he smiled at me. Then he kissed my lips. Cherry was always my favorite flavor.




"Why does the school charge so much for lunch ?" I complained one afternoon.

"Because they can," Dave stated while handing over five dollars to one of the lunch ladies.

"Forget it, I'm just gonna get an iced tea. I'll meet you at the table."

"Okay."

I played with my dollar bill until the machine would accept it, then I put in the the random combination of letters and numbers. I turned around facing the lunch tables and spotted Dave. He was facing the other direction across from Brielle Rite.

I sighed and walked toward the table. Brielle had her eye on Dave since freshman year. She couldn't stand the fact that Dave didn't like her at all, and she hated me for it. I was standing behind Dave when she looked right at me and said, "why do you even like her?"

My instant reaction was to cut in and tell Dave not to even answer that, but instead he said "I don't like her." I felt as though someone slapped me in the face. First I was shocked, and then completely embarrassed as Brielle began to smirk. I turned away, prepared to run out of the cafeteria all together when Dave said, "I love her, there is a difference."

I spun around feeling entirely stupid and said, "I love you too." Brielle gave me the dirtiest look, but Dave just shifted to face me. "What was that for ?" he blushed.

"For being you."


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on Sep. 25 at 1:38 pm
Hermione-Granger BRONZE, Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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Oh my gosh this story is just so sweet, and I love how Brielle gets rejected. I want to be as happy as Kate and David someday.

on Feb. 19 2016 at 5:26 pm
Its-Just-Me-Today BRONZE, Edison, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
uhhhh

NICEEEEE!!!!!!!!

on Dec. 17 2015 at 7:51 am
Kenzie_Krystal BRONZE, Marne, Michigan
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I LOVE THIS

Em129 SILVER said...
on Dec. 15 2015 at 7:55 pm
Em129 SILVER, Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Enjoy the little things

I just read this my mom and friends and we thought it was great and we love your work.

MADDO SILVER said...
on Nov. 3 2015 at 7:00 am
MADDO SILVER, MUMBAI, Other
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I LIKED IT VERY MUCH :)

on Sep. 12 2014 at 12:27 pm
jadaandre12 BRONZE, Indianapolis, Indiana
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I like that it has a lot of emotion post more

on Jun. 29 2014 at 10:10 pm
CreativeFreakkk DIAMOND, Spencer, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
Stand up for what you believe in even if it means standing alone. -Andy Biersack
Sometimes you gotta fall before you can fly. -Kellin Quinn
You made me hate my own reflection. -Sleeping With Sirens

I liked your story but you should add some more details.  The ending was really cute.

on Dec. 7 2013 at 2:15 pm
Angelique_h GOLD, Bradenton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"We cry, not because we are weak, but because we have been strong for too long."

I love it, but it is a bit cliche. Maybe if it was longer, and more detailed, with maybe something about their families interwoven in there, it would be really good.

on Oct. 24 2013 at 11:45 pm
ThomasB9 BRONZE, Newton, Massachusetts
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Cute story, but very clished. Fairly repetitive with the story segments. I don't think the relationship will work out...

on Oct. 10 2013 at 4:29 pm
Winters_Willow SILVER, Beijing, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Treat others the way you wish to be treated." ~Ghandi
"You are the worst pirate I've ever heard of." "Ah, but you've heard of me." ~Pirates of the Caribbean
"A man who has never done anything wrong, has never tried anything new." ~Albert Einstein

  A really cute story, I liked the way you ended it! Though I felt like the different sections didn't really connect, it definitely showed that Dave and Kate liked each other.   

on Jul. 5 2013 at 1:30 am
oliviajocson SILVER, Normal, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Learning to love the process."

Aw!! So cute. Simple and sweet!

Nessa13 GOLD said...
on May. 22 2013 at 10:14 am
Nessa13 GOLD, Charlestown, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Love, but never fall in love, because things that fall get broken"
-Taylor Swift

I want that relationship!! lol Why is it so hard to find it<3

on Jan. 1 2013 at 7:14 pm
EatSleepWrite95 GOLD, Dallastown, Pennsylvania
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That's so sweet! So cute

LindzL SILVER said...
on Oct. 23 2009 at 11:42 pm
LindzL SILVER, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so long at the closed door that we never see the one that's been opened for us" -Helen Keller

amazing, just amazing!!!!! loved it!!

BookLOver808 said...
on Sep. 24 2009 at 11:36 am
AWWWW. That was sweet.

on Sep. 15 2009 at 6:32 pm
xxxVanessaxxx SILVER, Alexander, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
"i CaNt Be AwAy fRoM hEr BeLlA, iT hUrTs ToO mUcH." (Jacob from the breaking dawn book)

I loved it! Come back with more! All I can say is: AWWWWWWW!


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