I kept switching in between lives. One minute I was on the beach, the next I was on a hike in the woods. One minute I was with him, the next my sister. I needed to get a better grip on this teleporting ability I […]
“What’s all the racket out there?” Mrs. Crabby, as we liked to call her, yelled out at us.
“Nothing, we’re just playing,” I responded, doing my best to sound sweet and innocent.
She did something along the lines […]
I can’t believe I agreed to this. We were trekking through the deepest woods I had ever seen, and I still wasn’t convinced that what we were looking for would be there, or even exist. I kept going though. Through […]
“Backspace? That’s it?” I asked blankly. “I feel like it should be more complicated than that.”
“No, trust me, it’s just the backspace key, that’s it, that’s the code.”
“That’s not a code, it’s an action.”
I was tasting a strawberry out of the garden.
“Lovely,” I said, glancing over at my companion. I turned back to the berry and continued munching.
My companion too was occupying himself with the garden, choosing […]
“I nominate you,” the boy said.
I scrunched my nose at him. “I reject your nomination.”
Then all the children started rallying for me to go. I was out numbered– I had no choice. I sighed, and despite much […]
“I’m not hearing what you’re saying,” he said.
“I think I’m making it pretty clear,” I responded with a glare.
“What? No!” he said, raising his voice, “I actually can’t hear you! What is that noise?”
Once I […]
“We’ll have to go our separate ways,” he told me.
“What? No, that’s an incredibly bad idea,” I protested.
“Don’t argue with me, there’s no time for that; you can’t worry about me, just worry about yourself and […]
I didn’t have one. How could I not have one? I’d never admit to be guilty, no more than I would plead innocent. The fact that I was missing an alibi messed with my head so badly that I couldn’t even think […]
I felt enraged. I couldn’t hurt though, not again, so I ran. I just left, running as fast as I could. Out the door, across the yard, down the road. I didn’t know where I was headed, and I didn’t care. She did it […]