Her hazel brown eyes were piercing into mine. I took notice of the specks of jade green that made her eyes twinkle with passion and care. Her lips were shaped into her signature side smirk. Her perfectly trimmed eyebrows were shaped, the white scar clear under her natural face. I found a smile forming on my face too. Her blonde hair was cut short and styled into a messy bob. She looked exactly like me. The only difference was our hair length and our eye colour. My hair was longer than hers, which I usually wore up messily, and my eyes were hazel brown with golden brown specks in them. Personality wise, we were two different souls. I was the book lover nerd who loved swimming and studying. My sister was a sports fanatic and swimmer like me. She studied hard but in every test or assignment, I always had the higher grade. We both wore glasses because we were short sighted. She usually wore contacts but I wore the glasses because I found sticking something in my eye very confronting. I looked at my twin and smiled.
"You know, I will win this staring competition Kels," I shook my head, my eyes never leaving hers.
"Why are we even doing this! We're nineteen!" She laughed. I just smiled back. It was her idea to start this. The loser of this competition had to do the house chores for a week.
"Kels please, you know I have so much sports this week and I can't do the housework," I sighed and looked away from her.
"Yes! I knew that'd work!" She cheered, getting off the bench and fist bumping the air. I couldn't help but to laugh at her goofy self.
"None of my sports have started till next week!" I furrowed my eyebrows at her. I didn't mind doing the chores but it was so much easier with help. I grabbed my pen and jotted something down on a piece of paper. I passed it to Kelly, a smirk on my face. She picked it up.
"No way! I'm not doing the chores next week!" She whined, sitting back on the bench. I shrugged my shoulders at her.
"You're too smart Kelsey," she groaned, throwing her head back. "Will you help me?" She asked, holding my hands in hers. I nodded.
"You're the best sister ever!" Kelly beamed, wrapping her arms around my neck. I wrapped mine around her back.
"I love you Kelsey,"
"I love you too Kelly," I whispered so only she could hear.
"Shall we head to our first college class?" I nodded my head, grabbing my bag.
"Lets get our stroke on," she smiled, grabbing her bright blue goggles out of her bag. Kelly's had bright blue goggles ever since the day she beat me in a fifty meter butterfly stroke when we were six. She kept wearing them because she believed that when she wore them she beat me. I haven't told her but sometimes I let her win. Just to make her believe in something.
"So I heard they have a new swim coach this year. Recon we'll make the team?" I nodded my head. We were both here on a swimming and academic scholarship. We were recruited by the old swimming coach, but apparently he left for Europe for bigger and better things.
"Word is, she's a hot young teacher," She nudged my shoulder. Kelly had known I was gay before I did. When we were fourteen she came up to me and asked if I was gay. I was taken back by what she said because I didn't know myself. Turns out she was right. Ever since that day she's been trying to set me up with girls but I've politely declined. I'm not good enough or right for anyone. I'd probably just end up hurting them. Kelly was straight. She has been head over heels for boys since she came out of the womb. Although she's never had a boyfriend, she's always getting attention from them. A reason why I think she hasn't had a boyfriend is because of me. I think she thinks because I don't want to be in a relationship she has to stay out of one. I've told her so many times that I'm happy if she's happy. But still she's single.
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Quiet LiesTeen Fiction
Kelsey and Kelly are twins. Physically, they were 98% identical. The only ways to tell them apart were their eyes and hair. Kelsey was the quiet twin. She never spoke to anyone apart from her twin sister and her father. What happened to Kelsey that...