Author’s Notes: This a coming of age story. If follows the lives of two young people that get separated by the cruelty of high school only to find their way back to each other as their Senior Year begins. They eventually loose their virginity to each other. It is meant to be tender, sweet and hopefully a little bit funny.
I apologize it is so long, but I think it is worth the wait. There a couple of interesting twists at the end so it worth reading all the way through the fifth page.
In the summer after our eight grade year on the last night before we started high school Regan and I were sitting in the gazebo in the park that was across from both our houses. Regan made me promise I’d always be her friend and that we would always be there for each other. We had spent all of our lives up that point playing together as neighbors typically do. We were so close as kids both our parents often joked we were going to get married once we got older.
So that evening I had no qualms about telling her I’d always be there for her. The truth was that she was already blooming into a beautiful and athletic young lady with blonde hair and green eyes, and for the first time in our lives I had started to see her more than simply my best friend. I had developed a crush on her. Since the moment seemed right, I leaned over and gave her a kiss. She kissed me back and smiled. She told me she loved me and I told her that I loved her. She took my hand and we walked back together towards our homes. In my mind it was the perfect way to start high school and just the first of many kisses and other experiences that we would share over the course of high school. Continue reading