Tag: high school

A Flood of Hearts

A Flood of Hearts

Zara biked to school as fast as she could without jostling her backpack, or the card inside it. She’d gotten up at five that morning specifically to add the finishing touch: a series of red and pink hearts bordering Helena’s name in a gradient from […]

Describing Embarrassed

When you’re making a presentation, it’s forgetting all your lines, and your materials, and becoming hot, and sweaty, and panicked while a group of bored, impatient, sympathetic, and tired faces wait for you to either begin, or walk away. It’s seeing someone wave to you […]