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A Wish For Her This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.

By Emily K., Sudbury, MA

“Is that her?”
“What? Who?”
“Shh … here she comes.”

“Oh … her.”

We avert our eyes as she walks by. We clutch our books tightly to our chests, stare down at our sneakers, and hold our breath as she passes. Whispers follow her like shadows as she scurries up the stone stairs, through the metal doors. Lisa and I exchange looks. The bell rings in our ears, and we head inside.

“Who’s she with today?” Lisa asks at lunch.

“Toby,” I scoff, biting into my ­sandwich.

“Figures. Apparently they had a great time at Jack’s apartment last weekend.” I make a face.

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3 comment(s)
Wow I wasnt expecting the ending at all but that's why it's so great! Amazing story...would you mind commenting on some of my  work? Thanks!
Oct. 18, 2012 at 4:22 PM • Report
Great story!  
Oct. 18, 2012 at 3:17 PM • Report
I love your work. Keep on writing!!
Oct. 16, 2012 at 7:22 PM • Report