- I had to leave, I was afraid and every time that Emery kisses me, I think back to last year and I pull back. I simply do not want to be the cause of any of his hurt. I wanted more but my mind worked overtime.
- I was breaking my own heart as I left, tears ran down my cheeks as the now dark grey evening sky, burst with rain as I ran down the sidewalk. My satchel and bag of clothes I clung to me. As I ran, the puddles of water splashed and the headlights of cars shone in my face.