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Childhood Sweethearts

Childhood Sweethearts

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Lauren Jackson By LaurenJ22 Completed

"We all need someone to drive us mad." - The Wombats. 

He stared arrogantly down at me, a smirk plastered across his face. I sneered up at him with distaste, wanting to wrap my fingers around his neck and strangle that smirk off of him. He brushed my golden hair from my face, his long, slender fingers sparking electricity in my skin, making my knees wobble together.

"Will you ever, forgive me?" he whispered huskily, his eyes intently staring into mine. His face was only mere inches from me. I just needed to reach out a little further to kiss him...

"Yeah. Over my dead body." I snapped, before throwing my arms out forcefully, shoving my hands into his chest, pushing him from me.


He, is Carter Williams. 

I, am Lacey Adams.

We were once, inseparable. The 'Golden Couple'. The unbreakable best friends, that everybody envied. Nothing could get between us. A part from being tighter than white on rice, we updated our status from friends to being in a relationship, frequently. We were neighbours, which meant our families were all close and even co-owned houses around our town.

This, all is, until the day of my sixteenth birthday. Everything changed. The loving relationship we shared, was severed and torn apart. I couldn't hardly stand to look at him any more, without spitting fire that is. Every day is torture being around him. He was in all my classes at school and the window in my room was even directly aligned with his.

So, what happens? My mother's mum gets sick, so dad and her fly out. Just them. Leaving me to stay with Carter and his parents, who are never home. 

We would be alone. In one house. Under the same roof.

If I was insane before, I have no idea what I am now.

© 2016 by LaurenJ22.
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dannaaee dannaaee Jun 29
How come there are so many repeats? Is it just my app glitching?
clearly everyone is confused so let's just use our imaginations and make her whatever age we want her to be 😛
NatalieDay0 NatalieDay0 2 days ago
Just started to read what looks to be another brilliant book by @LaurenJ22 #seriouslytalented! X
That's so not fair. At the end of 9th period (obviously not in the summer) we're all normally waiting for the bell, so we can go home. It's literally the longest two minutes of the day. But no, this bell seems to ring at this perfectly inconvenient time.
I though I was gonna have a good emotional comment saying something like "oh nobody can hurt you but him" all the think alike people already commented it