Posts in Shorts

Yours Initially #3

You put on your dress, deciding to follow through on going out with your friends to get your mind off your ex even though you’ve wanted to bail several times already. While it’s been a while since you’ve been out on the town, you’re nervous for other reasons. Jacob’s going to be there. Your ex’s best friend. You take a deep breath and remind yourself that you don’t owe Jacob shit. Or your ex. It’s not like you were the one who cheated. As you enter the bar, you see… Read More

Friendly Feelings

Halle I can’t believe Corey is sitting here across from me right now. After all these years apart, having him here feels like no time has passed at all. The way he smiles at me makes my heart skip a beat, just like when we were kids. We met in elementary school, two shy kids who found refuge in each other from the chaos of the playground. We quickly became inseparable, spending long summer days adventuring in the woods behind my house, making up elaborate stories and pretending to be… Read More

Under The Oak Tree

  Femi Femi fidgeted with the hem of her skirt, her heart pounding. This was it—the moment she would finally confess her true feelings to Nathan. She had rehearsed the words in her head a thousand times. But now, sitting here with him under the oak tree, doubt crept in. What if this ruined their friendship? What if he didn’t feel the same way? Nathan meant so much to her; she couldn’t bear to lose him. Femi snuck a glance at him. The fading sunlight illuminated his handsome features—the warm… Read More