Can We Be?
"So close yet so far. That's how we are. Although you we're always just at the tip of my fingers, still reaching for you has been a struggle for years now... If you'll have me, I would do everything in my power to connect all the pieces in order for us to be together. That is why I want to ask you, can we be?"
Kaye has always admired Quent Libiran. Sino bang hindi humahanga rito? He was athletic, smart, well-off and nice to everybody. Basically perfect, in other words.
But unlike other girls who openly drool before the guy, nobody knew she felt that way. Kuntento na siyang panoorin ito sa malayo at paminsan-minsan ay masilayan ang matamis nitong ngiti. To be one of his fans cheering from the bleachers, clapping for each point he makes and envying the ball he tightly grasps and protects from the other players.
Pero hindi niya alam kung bakit isang araw ay tila napansin din siya nito. She began to hope. To wish for something that she knows is quite tricky to attain. But can they really be together despite the risk of sacrificing something dear to both their hearts?