Warning: I love messing with your favorite fairy tales.
I've loved writing most of my life. In college I made it my passion, but once I reached the "real" world, I stopped. I'm here to find my creativity and get back to my passion.
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Sixteen and Seventeen
Short, fluffy hair atop a small prepubescent boy. Annoying, sarcastic comments flying out of his mouth in his whiny voice. A small, high-pitched giggle from the chubby kid I’d never met before beside him. “Knock it off,” I mutter, tossing a pillow in their general direction, accidentally hitting my brother’s future best friend.
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