thinking of you
he next two weeks sitting in my bed, blasting music and
The only reason I ever got up was to use the bathroom.
One day, my mom knocked on the door.
"The door isn't locked. Come in."
I heard the door creak open.
"Sophie, you need to go back to school."
"No, I don't."
"Yes, you do. I know it's hard... but..."
"Exactly. You know it's hard. So let me be a depressed
"Look, Sophie. You have to go. You need the
"No I don't. Buzz off."
She walked up to me, and snatched the iPod from my hands.
"If you don't go, you're not having this
"Ugh. Fine. I'll go."
She handed back the iPod to me and I set it down on the
I walked inside the bathroom and took an extra long shower.
I didn't even shower the past few weeks.
I must've smelled really bad.
After I got out I dried myself and blew dry my hair.
I put on some skinny jeans and a cardigan over my white tank.
I didn't really care how I looked, I just put on whatever I
How could I care about anything right now?
I grabbed the bag and left the house.
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As soon as I walked through the
doors of the high school, people started welcoming me back.
The second she saw me, she ran up to me and trapped me in a
"OH MY GOD SOPHIE! YOU'RE FINALLY BACK! YOU HAD NO IDEA
HOW MUCH I MISSED YOU!"
I remained silent.
I really couldn't come up with anything to say.
"Come on, let's get to class."
She grabbed my hand and pulled me to homeroom.
But then I bumped into Mr. Kennedy.
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"Sophia Brown, mind explaining why you have been absent for
the last two weeks?"
"My boyfriend, Drew... He died in a car accident. I just
couldn't get myself to come."
"Hmm... doesn't seem like you would lie about something
like that. You are excused."
I left the office and went back into homeroom.
I took my usual spot next to Kendall and my other friend,
We talked for a bit before our teacher came in.
"Hello, class. As you may have heard, one of our students,
Drew Miner, has recently passed away.
Today is the day of his funeral, which will be held at the Sasha
Park. For this reason, all of our students
may not attend school today to go to the funeral. Anyone is
welcome to stay if they wish."
My heart sunk when I heard that name.
I wanted to cry, but I couldn't.
"...I think I'll be going. Bye."
I brushed a tear away from my eye and walked